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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 19–41.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Matthew Mo; Mike Roache; Rebecca Williams; Ian N. Drinnan; Beth Noël ABSTRACT The management of the Kareela flying-fox camp in southern Sydney, New South Wales, is a case study of the challenges faced by local councils trying to mitigate negative impacts from flying-foxes on their communities. When...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 124–138.
Published: 01 October 2020
... regularly occupied two camps in Batemans Bay, New South Wales (NSW). At one site, the Water Gardens, impacts on adjacent residents and businesses occur when animals roost near the reserve boundaries. During March–July 2016, a large influx of flying-foxes arrived, causing the camps to spread...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 118–128.
Published: 01 January 2019
... in 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 (2018) 39 (4): 581–590.
Published: 01 December 2018
... et al. 2014; Wallach et al. 2017a) and against such possibilities (e.g. Allen 2015a; Allen et al. 2013b; Lane 2017a; b; Morgan et al. 2017; White 2013). How long is a dingo s tale?: Impacts of sampling design on our understanding of dingo ecology Guy Ballard1,2, Peter J.S. Fleming2,3 and Paul D...
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Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (4): 461–471.
Published: 01 September 2015
... a 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...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 36 (4): 404–412.
Published: 28 January 2014
...Murray Ellis As part of regional biological surveys 51 sites were established in the rangelands of western New South Wales, Australia. To investigate the impacts of pit size, drift fence material and fence configuration on capture rates small vertebrates each site consisted of two 20 l bucket traps...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (3): 364–372.
Published: 04 June 2013
.... Ellis, M., Drielsma, M., Mazzer, E., Baignet, E., 2007. Clearing, grazing and reservation, assessing regional impacts of vegetation management on the fauna of south western New South Wales. Pp 102-131 Animals of Arid Australia: Out on their Own, edited by C. Dickman, D. Lunney, and S. Burgin. Royal...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 251–264.
Published: 14 October 2011
... eight years, it is believed that in 2007 there may have been over one million feral camels. This has been associated with increasing negative impacts on desert ecology, cultural values and human enterprise. In this paper, the potential to exploit Achilles' heel aspects of camels has been examined...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.041
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
... and abundance have been linked to the direct and indirect impacts of pastoralism. Grazing by livestock is the main “direct” impact of pastoral activity and has resulted in widespread changes in habitat structure and a decrease in primary productivity. The loss in primary productivity may have reduced...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.045
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
... in population densities where grazing has occurred. There has also been some fragmentation of populations in the south eastern parts of the study area in response to clearing for cropping. It is envisioned that the modelling will be used to predict the impacts of various landuse proposals for the region being...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.010
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... The black rat is among the world's worst vertebrate pests. Yet very little is known of its impacts or potential impacts on biodiversity in Australian ecosystems. In this paper we examine the impacts of black rats on biodiversity values at North Head, Sydney where a wildlife sanctuary is planned...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.023
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... The impacts on rainforest fauna of internal fragmentation caused by clearings for linear infrastructure such as roads, highways and powerlines have been examined in the tropical rainforests of the Wet Tropics in far north Queensland. The impacts include habitat loss through clearing and edge...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.036
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... The direct impacts of logging on the arboreal, solitary brush-tailed phascogale were investigated in jarrah forest in south-western Australia. Individuals were monitored before, during and after logging in the Kingston Forest in 1995. The study was complicated by the effects of a drought...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.845
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... Cattle have been grazed in the forested areas of northern NSW for over 150 years. While this practice is considered to have significant benefits for forest management and the local economy, the combined effects of grazing and fire has raised concerns about the impact of this composite management...
Book Chapter
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
Journal Articles
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...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 27 October 2020
...Warren Schofield ABSTRACT The impact of predation by dingoes/wild dogs on livestock creates extreme amounts of stress, angst and anger within rural communities. How do we return to a well-managed landscape and once again have positive communication between stakeholders? Wild dogs attack livestock...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 94–101.
Published: 01 October 2020
... amounts of toxin; and hence, facilitate taste aversion learning by the predator. The context of the encounters, such as differences in geography, may help to explain why the invasion of cane toads has not significantly impacted on crocodile populations at this site, in contrast to heavy impacts reported...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 462–467.
Published: 01 May 2020
... and an 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 (2016) 38 (2): 183–191.
Published: 01 January 2016
... has had a significant impact on native wildlife. These impacts, often most noticeable during the first few years following the arrival of toads into an area, include the rapid loss of vertebrate predators (Shine 2010), especially frog-eating predators (Doody et al. 2009). Predator numbers in affected...