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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
10.7882/FS.2002.035
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... eligibility for the loans are too limiting and should be altered. In addition, fruit growers find it difficult to get accurate, up to date information on netting. A netting hotline should be established to provide growers with information on net design, how to reduce the cost of netting their crops...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.007
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... Australia has at least 70 bat species and these constitute one-quarter of Australia’s mammals. In the tropics this ratio increases to one-third, and in southeastern coastal forests it is up to 40%. Some rainforest tree species appear to be dependent upon flying foxes to disperse their fruits...
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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
10.7882/FS.2011.024
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... The Northern Territory has 36 species of bats including three fruit-bats. For each species we provide a distribution map as well as descriptions of their ecology that is relevant to their conservation and management. With one exception ( Hipposideros diadema inornatus ), all bat species have...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 27 (3-4): 66–91.
Published: 17 March 2014
... resources for migratory and nomadic nectivorous and frugivorous bids and fruit-bats, and insectivorous bids. This function together with the 41 endangered and other significant vertebrate species present, and the area's biogeographical significance, make coastal Byron Shire of regional, state and national...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (3): 310–315.
Published: 17 March 2014
... is presented. Flying-fox Pteropus Northern Territory bat conflict with wildlife Andersen, K., 1912. Catalogue of the Chorister in the collection of the British Museum. Johnson Reprints, London. Barring, J. and Kiregyera, B., 1982. Estimation of the fruit bat population in the Kampala...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 515–528.
Published: 01 June 2020
... fruit bats, flying-foxes) inhabit the Old World tropics and subtropics, ranging from Africa to East Asia and Australia, including many islands in the Indian and Pacific Oceans (Mickleburgh et al. 1992). In these ecosystems, flying-foxes are vital pollen vectors and seed dispersers (e.g. Marshall 1983...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (4): 437–442.
Published: 17 March 2014
...., Allgaier, A. L., Seyjagat, J. and Caligiuri, R., 1994. Allomaternal care: helper-assisted birth in the Rodrigues fruit bat Pteropus rodricensis (Chiroptera: Ptempodidae). J. Zool. Lond. 232: 691-700. Allomaternal care: helper-assisted birth in the Rodrigues fruit bat Pteropus rodricensis (Chiroptera...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (3): 369–376.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of bats found infected with Australian bat Lyssaoirus (solid circles) and other local i t ies ment ioned in text . 0(Y \rAs1 has been identified in African fruit bats (Eidolon heluum, Micropteropus pusillus, Epomorphorus wahlbergi) , dogs and cats. It is the only one of the group that is not known to have...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 26 (1): 1–6.
Published: 17 March 2014
... bats (Pteropus poliocephalus). J. Wildl. Dis. 19: 294-96. Lead poisoning in Grey-headed fruit bats (Pteropus poliocephalus) J. Wildl. Dis. 19 294 96 TIDEMANN, C. R. AND FLAVEL, S. C., 1987. Factors affecting choice of diurnal roost site by tree-hole bats (Microchiroptera) in south-eastern...
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Australian Zoologist (1990) 26 (2): 44–46.
Published: 01 June 1990
... as World Heritage, so there is no security for its habitat. The Mutualism Between Fruit Bats and Rainforest Until a few years ago our understanding of the role of fruit bats in Australian ecosystems was very limited, since the small amount of previous research had been restricted to investigating...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 38–54.
Published: 17 March 2014
... Queenrland. 1. Introduction and mammals. Qld J. Agricul. Anim. Sci. 31: 383-90. Mammals and birds of the lngham district, north Queenrland. 1. Introduction and mammals Qld J. Agricul. Anim. Sci. 31 383 90 Leu, A., 1993. Birds and bats in orchards: strategies to minimise damage to fruit crops...
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Australian Zoologist (2024)
Published: 24 February 2024
... it recover. Spectacled Fruit-bat conflict species recovery plans global warming extreme heat events Pteropus conspicillatus zoonotic disease keystone species Endangered Spectacled Flying-fox: a review of past and current knowledge and future needs to re-start its recovery Noel Preece 1,2 1...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 175–180.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of Australian Pteropadidae (Megachiroptera). Anim. Behav. 13: 544-57. Behaviour of Australian Pteropadidae (Megachiroptera) Anim. Behav. 13 544 57 Ratcliffe, F. N., 1931. The flying-fox (Pteropus) in Australia. C.S.I.R. Bull. No. 53. Ratcliffe, F. N., 1932. Notes on the Fruit Bats (Pteropus spp...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (1): 76–100.
Published: 17 March 2014
... annum) was based on only 7% (of a total of 1500 orchards) shooting 10 bats per night for 30 days of the fruit-harvesting season. The actual kill could be much higher. Our results also support the findings of Tidemann et al. (1999) who state that as many as 100,000 bats are killed annually. Conclusions...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (1): 69–75.
Published: 17 March 2014
... for comments on manuscripts. References Andersen, K., 1912. Catalogue of the Chiroptera in the collection of the British Museum, 2nd edition. Volume 1: Megachiroptera. British Museum Trustees: London. Hall, L.S. and Richards, G.C. (2000) Flying Foxes: Fruit and Blossom Bats of Australia. University of New...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (2): 298–315.
Published: 17 March 2014
..., science would not progress. 2. The animals. Flying-foxes (genus Pteropus) are large blossom/fruit-feeding bats found only in southeast Asia, India, Australia, the Indian and west Pacific Oceans. They are long lived, gregarious, seasonal breeders with a complex social behaviour. They roost together...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 22 (2): 1–4.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... Wednesday 26 February, 1986 Two speakers on Bats Dr Dedee Woodside, Curator of Mammals, Taronga Zoo talks about FRUIT BATS. She will discuss the biology of this largest member of the bat family, and, A speaker from 'Make Friends with a Bat' will talk on some aspects of the Gordon (New South Wales) bat...