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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.023
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... rather than underestimate it and risk injury and therefore are more likely to partially habituate to harmless and repetitive human disturbance rather than lose all ‘fear’ towards humans. As a bird's response dynamically varies with its current assessment of risk and the response is most likely...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.029
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... into two categories. The first relates to visitor experience and tourism product while the second involves animal welfare issues. Potential and realised problems associated with the feeding of wildlife include habituation and attraction, disruption of normal activities, increased aggregation of animals...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 25 August 2020
... of such habituation (a gradual waning of response to a benign stimulus over repeated exposure see Groves and Thompson 1970; Whittaker and Knight 1998) to fladry may be reduced by introducing an electric shock stimulus (referred to as turbo fladry Lance et al. 2011), which helps to create an association between...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 07 July 2021
... al. 2021; Time of year Dundas et al. 2021 Allowance of Sardà-Palomera et al. 2012, 2017;Vermeulen et al. 2013; Chabot and Bird 2015; Junda et al. 2015;Vas habituation et al. 2015; Christie et al. 2016; Marine Mammal Commission 2016; Rümmler et al. 2016, 2018; Smith et periods al. 2016; Borrelle...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 19 July 2021
... responds to the visual stimuli of preinstalled by the Sunshine Coast Council in August the fence as intended and without habituation (Coulson 2018. The fence lined both sides of an approximately and Bender 2019). Further, the effect of artificial sounds 2 km-long stretch of Sippy Downs Drive, Sippy Downs...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 407–415.
Published: 01 May 2020
... distances to minimize disturbance to wildlife (Bevan et al. 2018). Although speculative, there are some indications that disturbance by drones may trigger short- term (physiological) and long-term effects (Mulero- Pázmány 2017). Some animals, however, have been shown to habituate to repeated exposures...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 02 February 2021
... before a dingo is euthanized, and ongoing experience has shown that there is a clear pathway leading to this point. Familiarisation or attraction leads to habituation or human-tolerance, and without intervention, human- tolerance leads to increasingly negative and higher- risk interactions, ultimately...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (3): 406–409.
Published: 17 March 2014
... the immediate response of small mammals to dog odour (see also Banks 1998) and to avoid problems of habituation masking avoidance. Clean (no dog faeces) and scented (with dog faeces) traps were always handled and set by different people to prevent contamination of clean traps. For each captured animals, sex...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 520–533.
Published: 01 September 2018
.... Kangaroos at the natural site are therefore more likely to be habituated to humans on foot when compared to kangaroos at the developed site. Animals that are more habituated to humans are less likely to adjust their activity patterns to avoid humans and would be less vigilant in close proximity to human...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 251–264.
Published: 14 October 2011
... Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands). This survey was undertaken between May and June 2007 in an area of 128,000 km2 that straddles the northern WA-SA border (Lethbridge and Gee 2007). This area is believed to have one of the highest densities of feral camels in Australia. Ground surveys in some areas habitually...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 02 February 2021
... sub-adult males were captured and collared. Habituation was considered successful when animals carried out natural behaviours such as feeding and ceased looking at human observers or attempting to move away. Denning, feeding, moving, perching, social, and other behaviours were recorded on first...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 151–157.
Published: 01 January 2019
... of practice under the good counsel of mentoring elders. The ideal of virtue theory is an emotionally intelligent person for whom acting ethically comes naturally after years of habituation into a virtue-enhancing milieu. The key question is whether the biopreferences of invertebrates 12 Some utilitarians...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 158–169.
Published: 01 January 2019
...). Laboratory rodents are specifically bred to have little genetic variability, and both breeding and habituation result in a domesticated temperament. In contrast, wildlife species are highly diverse, can show considerable intraspecific variability, and under field conditions will be experiencing significant...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (1): 52–58.
Published: 01 January 2016
... and fledglings were habituated to human fig tree by prey species may have been attracting the owls. activity, sometimes roosting above walking tracks that An adult owl killing a medium-sized Common Brushtail received high visitation (cf. Carson 2013). As a result, Possum (~900 g body mass) was recorded on 12...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (2): 119–124.
Published: 10 October 2011
... of non-lethal methods. This was considered necessary because previous operations had reported that flying-foxes may become habituated to some displacement methods and that the use of only one displacement method was likely to result in failure (Vardon et al. 1997; van der Ree et al. 2002a, b, c...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (3): 310–315.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... scapul2tur a short distance (< 300 m) for short periods of time (2 hours - a few days). However, the animals eventually habituated to all methods. For instance, one "Birdfrite" cartridge was initially enough to move the animals hut eventually eight fired in rapid succession were needed to achieve the same...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 649–654.
Published: 20 October 2011
..., with a transitional period (i.e. a period where no treats were offered) of two days between each treat. In order to habituate the wombats to delivery, food treats (hereafter termed vehicles) were offered following a standardized procedure. The wombats were isolated prior to vehicle presentation in order to minimize...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 128–145.
Published: 14 October 2011
... Plain, Kosciusko National Park, winter 1987. Barbara Smith was a wonderful and very enthusiastic help with the echidna studies, maintaining and caring for a colony at Belrose, a northern suburb of Sydney. Barbara was able to habituate these normally shy animals, making them much more amenable...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 75–91.
Published: 01 January 2019
... will only be employed during and after rodent baiting to ensure that owls do not become habituated and consequently unresponsive to call playback before the baiting program commences (O Dywer and Carlile 2016). Regular monitoring for remaining owl presence, using call playback or acoustic recorders followed...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 58–73.
Published: 01 October 2020
... or low expected survivorship to be self-sufficient in obtaining food, avoiding predators, due to advanced age. Exemptions from euthanasia navigation and interacting with conspecifics (Mathews et al. are determined by whether there is value in retaining 2005), as well as not being habituated to human care...