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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 02 February 2021
... the most commonly observed feed trees utilised by the study animals during the tracking period. This study provides baseline data for P. v. minor within high elevation habitat (950 to 1000 m) at its most northern extent. Given the widespread decline of P. volans across much of its range, these data may...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (3): 360–368.
Published: 17 March 2014
...: Scincidae) with a restricted, high altitude distribution in eastern Australia Allen E. Greer The Australian Museum, 6 College Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000 INTRODUCTION The scincid Lizard genus Lampopholis (see Greer 1989 for current diagnosis and relationships) currently consists of 10 described...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 22 (2): 6–7.
Published: 17 March 2014
... - Monarch of High Places R. J. (Bob) ANSON Queensland Department of Primary Industries, Sheep and Wool Branch (Retired) It is sad to see what we are doing to our wildlife and our wilderness. Man and his greed is ruining our world, and though 1 disagree with some of the actions taken by our conservationists...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 719–746.
Published: 20 October 2011
... salmonids in Wollondibby Creek in the high country of south eastern Australia L. C. Llewellyn Curlew Biological Services, PO Box 67, Pacific Palms, NSW, 2428 Email: leighton@activ8.net.au A B ST R A C T This study was initiated to investigate poor survival of stocked Brook Char Salvelinus fontinalis...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 235–244.
Published: 14 October 2011
... may have an important influence. O2 tensions in nests of the hole-nesting C. johnstoni fall by 17.9 ± 12.0 Torr (n=9) during incubation, while CO2 tensions rise by 16.3 ± Oxygen levels in mound nests of Crocodylus porosus and Alligator mississippiensis are high, and gas exchange occurs primarily...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.018
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
... Evidence is presented that the Australian herpetological fauna almost certainly consists of numerous cryptic species complexes. It is argued that the sorting out of these complexes into biological species is a high priority for herpetological research in Australia. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.027
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... A bright green, socially just, high economic growth scenario is one of a number that are being developed to illustrate how forestry might be pursued within the context of ecologically sustainable development. The directions described in this scenario are hypothetical and are intended to provoke...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.030
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.050
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.009
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... in abundance overlain on highly variable day-to-day patterns of roost use. Although the presence of individual, high site fidelity behaviour could not be precluded, the high turnover of flying-fox numbers on a within-tree basis precludes the presence of highly stable social groups, over the duration...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.089
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... Penguins has an extended breeding season (July to February), high breeding success (averaging 48.76% over the three years of the study) and a high rate of double brooding (averaging 12.53%). Despite the high level of breeding success, the Little Penguins in Sydney Harbour are subject to a relatively high...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.033
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... The habitat and conservation requirements of the koala were investigated in 1996 in a 6400 hectare timber production forest at Pine Creek in the Coffs Harbour region of north-east NSW. Minimum koala density varied from 50 hectares per koala in plantation forest to 9 hectares per koala in high...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.042
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... Tadpoles of two stream-breeding, forest-dwelling frogs ( Mixophyes balbus and Heleioporus australiacus ) were exposed to multiple short-term suspended sediment influxes, simulating storms. Three sediment concentrations were represented (control, low - 200 mg·L −1 , and extremely high - 1655...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.057
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... Threatened, 84 species as Data Deficient and the remaining 154 species as Least Concern. This highlights three major conservation concerns: (1) the high proportion of species which satisfy the IUCN guidelines as being of conservation concern, (2) the large number of priority species and (3) the lack...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.047
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
... to remove redundant AWP, with the goal to reduce the extent of the piospheres and purported unnaturally high populations of kangaroos of various species that have grown around these perennial waters. Some recognition has been given to retention of AWP as a focus of wildlife observation to enhance...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2001.008
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-2-7
... markers that show high variability between individuals may show differences between related groups. Microsatellite loci show very high variability and many are available for the dog. From 72 microsatellites tested, 12 show distinct differences in the alleles found in dingoes and dogs. Microsatellites...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.046
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
..., whereas numbers of Brown Antechinus Antechinus stuartii were associated most consistently with tree hollows and then numbers of logs and coexisting Bush Rats Rattus fuscipes . Rats were not associated consistently with any single habitat components, but generally favoured sites of high vegetation density...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.030
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... into five levels of fauna significance based on the score accrued using the classification system i.e. 13 sites (highest fauna significance), nine sites (very high fauna significance), 13 sites (high fauna significance), 14 sites (moderate fauna significance) and one site (low fauna significance). ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.021
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
..., frequently outside the existing National Park system, and highlights the high conservation value of the remaining bush in the area. The paper is limited by the paucity of documentation regarding the local environment. Future threats to the area and responses to these threats are briefly discussed. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.037
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
...: • conditions of localized, high quality browse available in an A. flexuosa regrowth mosaic after patch fire may encourage a female-biased sex ratio in P. occidentalis , • predation by V. vulpes is less likely to have a significant impact on P. occidentalis in habitat with high continuity of the canopy...