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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
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...
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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 (2014) 33 (3): 306–314.
Published: 17 March 2014
... Grant, P. 2003. Habitat Garden. ABC Books, Sydney. Habitat Garden Head, L. and Muir, P. 2004. Nativeness, invasiveness and nation in Australian plants. Geographical Review 94: 199-217. Nativeness, invasiveness and nation in Australian plants Geographical Review 94 199 217 Head, L...
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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 (2016) 38 (2): 212–213.
Published: 01 January 2016
..., the trophic relationship is reversed: many arthropods grow large enough to feed on amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals (McKeown and Roberts 1963; McCormick and Polis 1982). Clearly, small-bodied species of vertebrates are at most risk. For example, the suburbs of Sydney are home to abundant, small scincid...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 19–41.
Published: 01 October 2020
... 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 Kurnell Public land manager responsible for the Oatley flying...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (1-2): 97–101.
Published: 17 March 2014
..., this paper provides details of two other Thylacines exhibited by the Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales in the Moore Park Zoological Garden's col- lection. Thomas Jennings, landlord of the Harvest Home Hotel, Hobart (Tasmanian News 1985a) on a visit to Sydney, was so impressed with the collection...
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Australian Zoologist (2024)
Published: 10 June 2024
... impact of climate change on biodiversity and human societies (Ripple et al. 2017). Yet, there has been an increasing interest in the potential role of remnant urban vegetated areas such as parks, gardens and brownfield sites for the conservation of native wildlife (Lunney and Burgin 2004; Gallo et al...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 36 (1): 75–92.
Published: 07 September 2012
... at the turn of the twentieth century, of an epidemic disease in thylacines and other marsupi-carnivores. For the first time, detailed symptoms and statistics of the disease are presented, as recorded by museum staff, and zoological-garden curators and veterinarians. It is argued that the effects...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (1): 3–25.
Published: 17 March 2014
... along the roads retained tall trees December 1995 terminated as "dead-ends" against a wall of forest: houses were scattered, and their gardens were rich in wild life. This was the Wahroonga I knew. Throughout the 1930s I spent much time at my grandmother's home, "Cedardale", at Pearces Corner...
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Australian Zoologist (2024)
Published: 22 April 2024
... such as residential gardens, parks and golf courses that contained greater areas of complex understorey supported significantly more species of birds, bats, and native bees than other green spaces with simplified vegetation (Threlfall et al. 2015; Threlfall et al. 2016). Urban plantings that contain a diversity...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (1): 1–14.
Published: 02 June 2014
.../10.1017/S0266467400010221 Green, P.T., Claussen, J. and O’Dowd, D.J. 2010. Lost for a century: rediscovery of the endemic Ridley's jewel orchid, Zeuxine exilis Ridl. (Orchidaceae), on Christmas Island, Indian Ocean. Gardens Bulletin Singapore 61: 319-326. Lost for a century: rediscovery...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (2): 203–211.
Published: 01 January 2016
... at the Philosophical Society of NSW in 18599, and photographed the Sydney Botanical Gardens in 186110. Haes returned to London in 1862, and went into business with Thomas Miller McLean (publisher/ printer) and Arthur James Melhuish (photographer). Together they ran a photographic studio at 26 Haymarket until...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 535–558.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Zoologist Whitley Awards 2017 542 2018 The section on White Shark reproduction is pretty cool. Alison openly states that no one has seen White Sharks having sex, but that scientists know that it will be rough. This statement is made based on the scaring on the bodies of adult females. One of the take home...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 143–178.
Published: 30 September 2020
.... 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 her death...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (3): 377–380.
Published: 17 March 2014
... and females attain similar body sizes, but males have larger heads; males attain sexual maturity at 190 mm and females at 185 mm SVL; adults maintain fixed home ranges in the field, and adult males fight each other during the mating season; females produce small litters in autumn; and juveniles may associate...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/9780958608572
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
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Australian Zoologist (2023) 43 (2): 390–408.
Published: 17 November 2023
.../700 Yaamba Rd, Norman Gardens QLD 4701. [email protected] 2Building 32, School of Education and the Arts, CQUniversity, 554/700 Yaamba Rd, Norman Gardens QLD 4701. [email protected] 3Building 32, School of Education and the Arts, CQUniversity, 554/700 Yaamba Rd, Norman Gardens QLD 4701...