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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 769–783.
Published: 01 December 2018
... locations but live either at Kincumber Crescent, Davistown on private properties with large gardens, a foreshore reserve alongside Brisbane Water, or fly over the channel to South Kincumber. The birds nest in the grounds of a Catholic Retreat (formerly a Catholic Boys Home). The colour band is an old style...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 124–138.
Published: 01 October 2020
... Water Gardens. Photo, Courtney Fink-Downes. toward affected residents. However, there were strongly polarised views ranging from dispersing or culling flying- foxes to taking no actions to avoid the camp relocating closer to homes and sensitive sites such as the hospital. Community views were also...
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 41 (2): fmi–fmcliv.
Published: 09 April 2021
... animals. Beaumaris Zoo [MRB] The Beaumaris Zoo on the outskirts of Hobart (Sandy Bay) was internationally renowned for its display of Thylacines and Tasmanian devils. The zoo was first opened to the public in 1895 by Mrs. Mary Grant Roberts, who ran it as a private concern in the gardens of her home until...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 16 October 2020
..., 1844). In summer they towed small fishing vessels across the thawing lakes and rivers. They were known for their uncanny precision, their ability to navigate their way home or to a previous destination through snow storms and blizzards, in zero visibility. Records of the Yukaghir River dogs initiated...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 19–41.
Published: 01 October 2020
... Plants Society, Sutherland Community group interested in Joseph Banks Native Plant Reserve situated Branch close to the Kareela flying-fox camp Neighbouring flying-fox camps Public land manager responsible for flying-fox camps in the E.G. Waterhouse Sutherland Shire Council National Camellia Gardens and...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 74–79.
Published: 01 October 2020
... Stephen Sleightholme (private collection). The Beaumaris Zoo in Hobart was internationally renowned for its display of Thylacines and Tasmanian devils. The zoo was opened to the public in 1895 by Mrs. Mary Grant Roberts, who ran it as a private concern in the gardens of her home at Sandy Bay until her...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 143–178.
Published: 30 September 2020
... opened to the public in 1895 by Mrs. Mary Grant Roberts, who ran it as a private concern in the gardens of her home until her death on the 27th November 1921 (The Mercury, 28th November 1921, p.4). Of the 1341 Thylacines exhibited at the zoo between 1908-1921 (Paddle, in press), 32 photographs are known...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 09 March 2020
... at two formative International workshops on Toxic Industries, and Global Waste. Thanks also to Nick Reid, Ian Reeve, Don Garden and Adam Miklosi for their valuable advice and feedback, and to two anonymous reviewers whose comments greatly improved the final draft for publication. References ABARES...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 102–117.
Published: 01 January 2019
... positively, negatively or just neutrally. The growth of rural lifestyle residential properties frequently provides an opportunity for close encounters with kangaroos but while residents may appreciate the proximity to wildlife, the density of droppings on manicured lawns and damage to gardens can lead to a...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 520–533.
Published: 01 September 2018
... macropod landscape camera traps 520 2018 Introduction Anthropogenic development removes natural habitats and creates grey spaces (buildings and hard surfaces) and green spaces (managed vegetation such as gardens, lawns, paddocks) (McDonnell and Pickett 1990). Some wildlife are sensitive to development...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 535–558.
Published: 01 September 2018
... early so I thought I would try to see if there are any differences to Melbourne Park birds. I wandered to the Botanic Gardens and I was disappointed in a sense that the only difference was that Australian Raven had replaced the Little Raven back home in Melbourne. Some birds, such as the ibis, are here...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 480–512.
Published: 01 September 2018
... home. The AIA closed in December 1985, and the MacKenzie collection transferred to its current home at the National Museum of Australia (Canberra). The collection accounts for 45% of the total thylacine organ specimens listed within the 6th revision of the ITSD. MacKenzie was actively involved with the...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 25 (3): 65–67.
Published: 17 March 2014
... destruction has continued even within these areas (see below); (ii) weathered sandstone outcrops along ridge tops are essential for this snake, especially the crevices formed by exfoliating layers of sandstone. Unfortunately, these same rocks are highly prized as decoration for home gardens, with the result...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (3): 387–392.
Published: 14 October 2011
... respondents indicated they were aware of this species in Port Kembla and 45 had seen it on their properties. There were 45 respondents who were interested in modifying their gardens to attract frogs and 39 who were willing to become involved with monitoring of frogs on their properties. A second questionnaire...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 371–396.
Published: 01 January 2018
... is to understand the ideological contests in the advancement of the idea of national parks and similar protected areas, their role in fauna conservation, and their value for fauna research, with particular application to NSW, the author s home state, but including reference to the application of...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 85–102.
Published: 01 December 2017
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 590–609.
Published: 01 September 2017
... the last two months on the road. On the way rescue of the Lord Howe Island stick insect. It was thought home, we visited Bundaberg where my wife's cousin, that this species was extinct, lost forever, until one moonlit the local vet and fervent conservationist, lives. We night a few surviving insects...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 518–536.
Published: 01 September 2017
... continent since the arrival of Aboriginal Australians at least 60,000 years ago (Roberts et al. 1994; Malaspinas et al. 2016). At the time of European settlement, South Gippsland was home to the Brataualung clan of the Gunaikurnai people (Figure 2) (Fison and Howitt 1880; Gunaikurnai Traditional Owner Land...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 562–581.
Published: 01 September 2017
... may have benefited this species. Studies in nearby Booderee NP found that Long-nosed Bandicoot home- range size was positively related to the bodyweight of individuals, with males having a home range of about 4 ha and females about 1.9 ha (MacGregor et al. 2013). Hence animals trapped in the study...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.013
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-3-4
... Town planners have traditionally drawn lines on maps to demarcate areas zoned for residential, industrial, recreational and conservation purposes. In principle, people's homes should be confined to one zone, parkland to another and native plants and animals to yet another. In practice this...