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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (4): 446–457.
Published: 17 March 2014
... on Penguin Island, and dingoes on Fraser Island. For the purposes of this discussion the people are divided The fascination of fur and feathers: managing human-animal interactions in wildlife tourism settings Georgette Leah Burns Centre for Innovative Conservation Strategies, Australian School...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (2): 323–350.
Published: 17 March 2014
...John Ling Details of skin cargoes of fur seal Arctocephalus spp. and sea lion Neophoca cinerea and Phocarctos hookeri , originating from southern Australia, New Zealand and the adjacent subantarctic islands in the lath, 19th and 20th centuries have been collated from several secondary historicsl...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.027
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... Several techniques were trialed for monitoring the newly-established fur seal haul-out site at Steamers Head, NSW. In order to minimise our impact, we also monitored for any disturbance to seals from our sampling. The site is unusual as while it can only be observed by boat seals perch...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.028
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... The most northern Australian haul-out site for the fur seal Arctocephalus pusillus doriferus is at Steamers Head, New South Wales (NSW). This study represents the first quantitative status report on the composition and abundance of seals at the Steamers Head haul-out and can be used...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 0001
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1988.014
EISBN: 0959995145
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 0001
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1988.005
EISBN: 0959995145
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 0001
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1988.009
EISBN: 0959995145
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Australian Zoologist (2004) 32 (4): 543–585.
Published: 01 December 2004
...Frances Hrdina; Greg Gordon ABSTRACT In this paper we discuss the history of the koala and possum fur trade in Queensland, based mainly on material in Queensland Government archives, and review the development of legislation and wildlife management practices. The koala and possum harvests arose...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 518–536.
Published: 01 September 2017
... of anthropogenic factors, including hunting for the fur trade, resulted in widespread population declines for the koala. In Victoria, the situation was extreme. Currently, many koala populations in Victoria are derived from only a few individuals which existed less than 120 years ago. These populations therefore...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.007
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
.... Detailed studies of species airframe morphologies, echolocation call designs, wingbeat frequencies and amplitudes, and flight muscle masses have revealed that bat sensory systems and aerodynamic packages (including fur and flight muscles) are fully integrated and functionally appropriate to empirical data...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 129–139.
Published: 01 January 2019
...). The elimination of the dingo launched an unanticipated (and unconventional) industry in competition with British farming aspirations. From the 1890s through to the end of World War II, rabbits provided a thriving trade in meat and fur for Australia. The industry managed to prosper through times of drought, war...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (2): 321–322.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Daniel Lunney; Lyndall Dawson; Bradley Law Troughton, E., 1932. Australian furred animals, their past, present and future. Aust. Zool. 7: 173-93. Australian furred animals, their past, present and future Aust. Zool. 7 173 93 EDITORIAL Zoology in the new millennium...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 28 (1-4): 55–57.
Published: 17 March 2014
..., are similar to measurements of the recent records. COMPARISON OF THE RAMORNIE AND BUNDJALUNG SPECIMENS The Ramornie specimen differed in pelage colour from the Bundjalung individuals in that both its dorsal and ventral fur was a uniform sooty black in colour, with the tips of the hairs of the dorsun~ minutely...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 407–415.
Published: 01 May 2020
... and daily flights of a shark patrol helicopter at 11 am. Grey nurse sharks Carcharias taurus, Australian fur seals Arctocephalus pusillus doriferus, and smooth Stingray Bathytoshi brevicaudata or Black Stingray Dasyatis thetidis, were the common marine megafauna observed in our study. It was not possible...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 25 (3): 86–87.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... giganteus. As well, Graeme Coulson from Melbourne University has suggested the ears of the two species appear different - those of the Western Greys seem to be less furred and darker (see Fig. 1). In 1984 we examined ears of the two species from allopatric populations to see if these differences were real...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (1-2): 117–123.
Published: 17 March 2014
... and in Table 2 I did not include three young individuals: a juvenile male, 16 g; and two sub-adult females, 47 g and 48 g. The fur on the head and body of the juvenile male was a smoke-grey colour but the distinguishing features of this species; black eye-ring, white feet and bi-colonred tail, were obvious...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 04 August 2021
.... Noch einige Worte über Peripatus Guild. Archiv für exemplum attonitus forté detexi Subregnum Mollusca hocce Naturgeschichte.V Jahrgang 1839. H. 2. S. 175. genere paradoxico multum perturbatur Genus incertae sedis classem propriam, gasteropodis affineum reposcit, quae pedibus 4 A.Wiegmann. Einige...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 175–180.
Published: 17 March 2014
... Flying- fox over weeks 10-29. The final forearm measurement was taken in week 25, when it proved too difficult to measure the young's forearm length. WeeWDate Observation 10-2-96 Mother discovered. Distinct smell of mother was noted. 30-496 Young was born, head first, furred all over except for stomach...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (1-2): 63–76.
Published: 17 March 2014
... carcinophagus), In less than 50 Years, the P ~ P ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ of of which there are approximately 15 million, blue, fin, sei and whales were and in some regions at least, antarctic fur seals reduced by 90 per cent or more. It has been (Arctocephalus gazella). See Figures 5 and 6 (see said that blue whales...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 23 (1): 5–9.
Published: 17 March 2014
... (Fig. 1 Patches of new fur grow on the venter (phase 1) and quickly spread over all the ventral surface and begin to grow on the dorsal surface (phase 2). The first two phases occur rapidly before or during early February. In the third phase, which, in the population studied, takes most of February...