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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1994.016
EISBN: 0-9599951-9-6
... The ecology of the western rivers in New South Wales is inextricably linked with vast flood plains and the variable flow regimes characterized by droughts or floods. The freshwater fish fauna are adapted to this severe riverine environment. Human modifications to the waterways and their...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 19–41.
Published: 01 October 2020
... Kareela camp 15 months after the initial dispersal. This case study demonstrates the many interacting factors involved in managing flying-fox camps that have impacts on human settlements. Moreover, the Kareela case study adds to the list of flying-fox dispersal attempts in eastern Australia that have been...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 124–138.
Published: 01 October 2020
... an important area for flying-foxes. *Corresponding author, email: matthew.mo@environment.nsw.gov.au camp dispersal cleared buffers community engagement human-wildlife conflict wildlife stakeholder acceptance capacity Congregations of a threatened species:ABSTRACT mitigating impacts...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 581–590.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Guy Ballard; Peter J.S. Fleming; Paul D. Meek ABSTRACT The temporal scale of many studies of dingo ecology is limited by human and physical resources, often constrained by funding cycles. Consequently, research has been skewed towards short-term, snapshot investigations undertaken at a spatial...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 86–93.
Published: 01 October 2020
... environmental impact assessment. Scats Western Australia survey guidelines searching threatened species government survey guidelines Conservation detection dog is better thanABSTRACT human searcher in finding bilby (Macrotis lagotis) scats Scott A. ThompsonA, Graham G. ThompsonA,B, Philip C. WithersB...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 118–128.
Published: 01 January 2019
... Australia. Multiple conservation benefits and significant economic savings have resulted from the long-term and widespread reductions in rabbit numbers and impacts. In an effort to ‘boost’ rabbit biocontrol, an additional variant of RHDV1 ('K5') was recently released nationwide to counteract the decreasing...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 04 December 2020
...: significant impacts are rarely observed and epizootics have not been recorded. In contrast, a number of alien pathogens and parasites are now established across southern Australia, causing manifestly harmful effects to native fish species and known or suspected epizootics in native fish populations...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 25 August 2020
...Bradley P. Smith; Robert G. Appleby; Neil R. Jordan ABSTRACT Where wild carnivores such as the Australian dingo interact with and impact on livestock enterprises, lethal control and landscape-scale exclusion are commonly employed. However, interest in alternative non-lethal management approaches...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 07 July 2020
...Mathew S. Crowther; Kylie M. Cairns; Lily M. van Eeden; Mike Letnic ABSTRACT The impact of hybridisation between dingoes and domestic dogs, and the subsequent introgression of domestic dog genes into dingo populations, remains a topic of significant impact. It has been claimed, but with little...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 27 October 2020
... educational packages, uptake of new knowledge, and impact of socio-economic status). The proposed SES demonstrates the potential for such approaches to help resolve human-dingo conflict, highlights variables that may influence dingo management practices, and presents opportunities for testing these variables...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 462–467.
Published: 01 May 2020
... integral part of the research. It is now possible to set up a network of social media platforms that communicates research to a bespoke audience that may create real impact for that research. Here I look at opportunities for researchers to communicate their research to various audiences using social media...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 02 February 2021
... genetically distinct population (Cairns 2014; Conroy et al. 2017) relatively free of genetic introgression with modern domestic dogs (Wilton 2000; Stephens et al. 2015). The island s population of dingoes has lived in and around K gari s changing human populations and impacts for many centuries. The current...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 11 August 2020
... facilitating scientific research: A case study of the Australian Dingo Foundation Bradley P. Smith1,2, Shennai G. Palermo2, and Lyn Watson2* 1 Smith Human-Wildlife Coexistence Lab, School of Human Health and Social Sciences, Central Queensland University Australia, Adelaide Campus, 44 Greenhill Road, Wayville...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 07 July 2021
... of animals is often considered as any In the past few decades, lightweight unmanned aerial human activity that alters their behaviour or physiology. vehicles weighing less than 30 kg have been developed Disturbance may impact animals at an individual level (Hassanalian and Abdelkefi 2017). Herein...
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Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (4): 461–471.
Published: 01 September 2015
... population in the Northern Rivers region. There has also been a small population in Mackay, Queensland since 1983. Red-whiskered Bulbuls had been recorded in South Australia between the 1940's and 1980's, but did not proliferate and are no longer present. The main ecological impact identified is the...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 220–230.
Published: 11 November 2020
... [ Rattus fuscipes ]), which recovered within two generations after the fire. Declines in arboreal marsupials, birds and large old trees have also occurred on unburned sites, indicating an ecosystem-wide trend. In general, logging had a greater impact than fire on the majority of groups of birds and plants...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 214–219.
Published: 11 November 2020
.... That advantage has outweighed occasional cases where a snake is fatally poisoned by consuming a toad. Thus, the overall impact of Cane Toads on Carpet Pythons (and likely, other predator species) is a balance between direct costs and indirect benefits. Negative impacts on individuals may not...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 04 December 2020
... to allow humans to identify individual birds. Eighty participants took part in our pattern matching experiment to see how many of 10 photographs of individual birds they placed correctly below a panel showing 20 individual birds, each illustrated with three different photographs. Participants were...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 24 February 2021
... domestic dog genes into dingo populations, particularly in southeastern Australia, and the impact this has on conservation goals. However, the discovery of biogeographic subdivision within dingoes raises questions about the accuracy of the current methods used for estimating dog vs dingo ancestry. I...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 16 October 2020
... dingo pups beside human infants, and their role in guardianship, ceremonial processes, economic and utilitarian functions specific to women and children. The loss of the dingo [post-colonization] was perhaps a double tragedy for the Aboriginal women, impacting on their health and welfare, along with a...