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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 16 October 2020
... Australian history cultural keystone species environmental history Aboriginal cultural heritage 2020 A Introduction This paper traces dingo (Canis dingo) water history, examining historical records and accounts that illustrate the value of dingo s life-saving water knowledge, and how dingoes have...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 1–11.
Published: 01 October 2020
... witnesses to a Thylacine capture have enabled us to piece together the life history of one of the last captive specimens. This account raises important questions over the accepted sequencing of the final two Thylacines on display at the Hobart Zoo. Thylacine Thylacinus cynocephalus Beaumaris Zoo...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 371–396.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Daniel Lunney ABSTRACT This paper a) gives an historical view of national parks and other protected areas since the 19th century, b) gives a history of national parks and nature reserves in NSW, c) shows how recent has been the recognition that fauna conservation depends upon protected areas, d...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (2): 217–222.
Published: 01 January 2016
... or critically endangered. For about half freshwater crab species (628 species) basic biology and ecology data is insufficient to adequately assess their future. In Australia, while seven species have been recorded (Davie 2002), a further 15 to 20 Unravelling life history of the Inland Freshwater Crab...
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Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (4): 461–471.
Published: 01 September 2015
...: to provide background on global introductions of the Red-whiskered Bulbul; to examine available information on the history of introductions in Australia and the current status of established populations; to examine known ecological impacts in Australia, as well as these in other naturalised locations...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (3): 388–397.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Jill Bough This paper gives an overview of research into the history and use of donkeys in Australia. Although the role that other draught animals played in the opening up and economy of the colony has been recorded, that of the donkey has not been systematically researched before. The first three...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 28 (1-4): 6–10.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Ronald Strahan The Origin and Early History of The Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales Ronald Strahan The history of our Society has already been sketched by Jack Prince in The First Hundred Years, published in 1979. I have found this a useful source of facts but the book is very sub...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (2): 351–364.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Glenn Shea The external morphology and osteology of the Land Mullet Egernia major is described based on ail available material in Australian museum collections and extant type material. The complex nomenclatural history of this species is discussed. Multivariate analysis of variation in external...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (3-4): 229–237.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Ronald Strahan Later History of the Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales Ronald Strahan, FRZS The Australian Museum In the first art of this overview (Strahan RELATIONS WITH TARONGA ZOO 1992), I dealt with events between 1852 and 1912. In brief, the attempt to form a zoological...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (3-4): 239–244.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Dianne Vavryn Barmoya Reunion Committee, 1994. Back to Barmoya Reunion. Hoy, N. T., 1993. Establishment of Trees on Saline Waterlogged Soils. Unpub. Masters Thesis, central Queensland, 132 pp. Early history of flying foxes in the Barmoya district near Rockhampton, central...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 36 (4): 424–428.
Published: 28 January 2014
... ability to survive the presence of toads postmetamorphosis. Predicting the ecological impacts of an invasive species on native taxa with biphasic life histories (such as most anurans) thus requires information on interactions in both aquatic and terrestrial environments. The expression of phenotypic...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (2): 137–142.
Published: 07 February 2013
... into the northwestern Kimberley. Continued maintenance of captive stocks can provide for potential future reintroduction to the wild if toads (or some other threatening process) imperil existing wild populations of rough-scaled pythons. captive breeding conservation Kimberley life-history reptile snake...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 35 (4): 927–940.
Published: 29 January 2012
...David Wong; Sandie Jones; William Osborne; Geoff Brown; Peter Robertson; Damian Michael; Geoffrey Kay This review synthesises research on the Pink-tailed Worm-lizard Aprasia parapulchella - a threatened species with life-history traits and habitat and dietary preferences that make it particularly...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 788–809.
Published: 20 October 2011
... McFarlane, J. 1980. A History of the Clarence River District 1837-1915. Maclean District Historical Society. Clarence Press, Maclean, NSW. A History of the Clarence River District 1837-1915 McSwan, E.H. 1992. Maclean - The First Fifty years 1862-1912. Maclean District Historical Society Inc...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 198–203.
Published: 14 October 2011
... & Sons, New York. Turtles: Perspectives and Research 417 434 Georges, A., Limpus, C.J., and Parmenter, C.J., 1993. Natural history of the Chelonia. Pp. 120-128 in Fauna of Australia Vol 2A Amphibians & Reptiles edited by Glasby, C.J., Ross, G.J.B., and Beesly, P.L. Australian Government...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 383–430.
Published: 14 October 2011
... of population density and that the current harvest strategy (15-17%) appears to be achieving its current twin goals of sustainable use of natural resources and the maintenance of viable populations of the four harvested species. Thus the debate continues. However, this history of the debate on the commercial...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.018
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
... from climate change. Here we discuss its life history, extinction threats and the potential value of the fossil record in identifying conservation options for the Mountain Pygmy-possum. Also presented is a proposal to establish a breeding facility for the rapidly declining Kosciuszko population in New...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.019
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
... species in most areas, however, freshwater turtles, despite extremely high nest predation from foxes, remain among the highest biomass of any vertebrate in the ecosystem. The secret is their resilience through adaptive changes of a life history pattern that is strongly density dependent, however...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.003
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... The history of the transition of natural history from being at the centre of western science to the periphery is outlined. The development of a divide between amateurs and professionals is discussed as is the decline in nature study in school education. It is argued that understanding...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.008
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... platforms. Research since 2001 has revealed many previously unknown rock art sites with depictions of animals, especially in Wollemi National Park, as well as greater knowledge about contemporary animal distributions. In this paper archaeological and natural history studies are brought together...