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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 375–378.
Published: 01 June 2017
..., and offered a challenge to radically reframe our responses to extinction. In his words: Sorrow, anger, mourning? Don t mourn, organize (Brand 2013). Keeping Faith with the Dead: Mourning and De-extinction Thom van Dooren and Deborah Bird Rose Environmental Humanities, University of New South Wales...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.076
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... foragers, have declined in abundance or become locally extinct. Despite the array of changes in the avifauna, the birds of Kings Park are as rich and probably as abundant as they were in 1928 when censuses commenced. The avifauna is just different. Keeping birds in Kings Park and the urban environment...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
10.7882/FS.2002.011
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-3-4
... Keeping native animals as pets has recently been proposed as a new strategy to enhance the conservation of wildlife in Australia. In this paper we critically examine the arguments put by the proponents of a native animal pet industry, discuss potential problems associated with it and cover...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2001
10.7882/FS.2001.005
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-2-7
... This paper outlines the problems associated with keeping dingoes as pets, and describes the lobbying efforts undertaken by the Australian Dingo Conservation Association (ADCA) to address the noxious status of the dingo and recent legislative changes that allow dingoes to be kept as pets in New...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (3-4): 145–147.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Daniel Lunney; Lyndall Dawson EDITORIAL Cross-fertilization of ideas keeps zoology as a contemporary discipline The review by Geoff Williams (an entomologist) and Paul Adam (a botanist) of the pollination of Australian rainforest plants is both a thorough piece of science and a testament...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
10.7882/FS.2002.006
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-3-4
... Bandicoot marsupials appear to have many of the characteristics desired by people seeking companion animals. They could be made available to the public for keeping as pets in a way that would be of some benefit to nature conservation and to our sense of cultural identity. A properly designed...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
10.7882/FS.2008.005
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
.... A brief synopsis of the legal issues involved in the keeping of native animals in captivity in New South Wales is presented as well as, from a veterinary perspective, the advantages and disadvantages of keeping various species. The nature of the human-companion animal bond is also discussed...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.023
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... and overpasses above them in the form of rope bridges. Preferable mitigatory strategies depend on circumstances and species. Where highways carry large numbers of fast-moving vehicles, funnelling animals under many high bridges with fencing to keep them away from the road will allow wildlife to move...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
10.7882/FS.2002.010
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-3-4
... Suggestions that Australia can advance the conservation of native fauna by encouraging people to keep native animals as pets and have pastoralists replace sheep and cattle with kangaroos are not revolutionary. As with the preoccupation of environmentalists with endangered species, national parks...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
10.7882/FS.2002.052
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... on branch removal as a method to relocate colonies. Deterrence of bats roosting within isolated trees involved the use of python excrement and fermented prawn paste. Pythons, which reside in camps in the tropics, are a major predator of flying-foxes, and it was suspected that bats may keep their distance...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 36–40.
Published: 01 January 2019
.... Further chaos ensues until the pudding owners grab Albert from the dock and make a getaway safely to a quiet place. There they settle down for the rest of their lives, keeping the Pudding carefully fenced in to avoid being thieved or escaping. Conservation welfare threatened species rewilding...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 499–504.
Published: 01 September 2017
... to this entry pathway has been limited due to long-term legislation preventing the importation and keeping of exotic reptiles by private keepers. Despite this, the corn snake Elaphe guttata is still illegally maintained in many private collections, resulting in occasional reports of released or escaped...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
10.7882/FS.2002.005
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-3-4
... This paper looks at how a retail native mammal pet industry may be structured and regulated. The factors which determine a native mammal's suitability to pet keeping are reviewed. The paper also presents a short list of species with sufficient potential to warrant evaluation as pets. This short...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (1): 95–101.
Published: 01 January 2016
..., and need to be the focus of efforts to keep nest boxes habitable when deployed, and designs should be selected on the basis of the target animal's preferences for size and shape. 2016 95AustralianZoologist Introduction The loss of hollow-bearing trees through clearing, fires and silvicultural practices has...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (3): 482–491.
Published: 17 March 2014
... be able to cope with taxonomic uncertainty and change, should be comprehensive with regard to topics, sufficiently detailed, repeatable and easy to keep up-to-date, should include anecdotal observations, and should indicate the nature and extent of support for each statement concerning a species. I...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (2): 324–328.
Published: 17 March 2014
... within New South Wales, specifically on the Year 2000 Olympic site, and, more broadly, to remind the authorities of their pledge to the public - to keep the green games green. Anonymous, 1995. Radio rescue as rare intruders hopped to disaster: A sporting lifeline for Olympic frogs. Daily Mail...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (2): 233–246.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... Recommendations to improve the decision-making process are offered, including alternative means for community consultation, better integration of science with values, and keeping decision-making power localised (and strategies for doing so). It can be reasonably expected that these recommendations can improve...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
10.7882/FS.2007.004
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... early and over large areas to reduce reinvasion and to keep mouse densities less than 42 mice/ha at sowing ...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
10.7882/FS.2002.002
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-3-4
... their own fauna. This proposal has its critics in Karen Viggers and David Lindenmayer, who address a long list of serious matters concerning the keeping of native mammals as companions. Penny Figgis presents her concern that Archer has overlooked the fundamental value of national parks as repositories...
Book Chapter
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
... the costs. You don't need to keep pets, whether introduced or native. Much of the enjoyment gained from owning pets can be obtained from sharing ‘your space’ with myriad native creatures surviving in your yard because you created the right conditions for them. You don't have to feed them, restrain them...