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Australian Zoologist (2023) 43 (1): 52–66.
Published: 14 March 2023
... overlooked in the literature. This paper explores and critically evaluates one person's novel approach and contribution to Koala citizen science in Central Queensland and argues that her practice is doing much to advance knowledge on the identification of individual koalas and their condition as well...
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Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (2): 243–255.
Published: 06 May 2022
...Daniel Lunney; Holly Cope; Indrie Sonawane; Ron Haering ABSTRACT Koala rescue from the bushfires over the extended 2019–2020 fire season in NSW was a high-profile media topic over many months. We sought to determine how many fire-affected koalas were rescued and admitted to rehabilitation in NSW...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 272–280.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Robert Close; Steven Ward; David Phalen ABSTRACT The great public appeal of the Koala Phascolarctos cinereus gives it political power. Its appeal has been used successfully to publicise its vulnerability to the clearing of its habitat. The result is that the protected bushland also preserves...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (3): 327–328.
Published: 17 March 2014
...., 1988. The Koala: a Natural History. New South Wales University Press: Sydney. The Koala: a Natural History Lunney, D., Urquhart, C. A. and Reed, P. (eds), 1990. Koala Summit: Managing Koalas in New South Wales. New South Wales NPWS: Sydney. Koala Summit: Managing Koalas in New South Wales...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (1): 69–99.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Greg Gordon; Frances Hrdina The Queensland Koala Phascolarctos cinereus and possum harvests were regulated from 1906-1927 and 1906-1936, respectively. Before that, there was an uncontrolled harvest. Historical data from the harvest period were analysed to gain information on P. cinereus and possum...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 26 (3-4): 109–129.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Peter Smith; Judy Smith The Koala population in Warringah Shire has declined over the last 50 years with increasing urbanization. Koalas were reported from various localities throughout the Shire in the 1940's, 1950's and 1960's. They now occur only at Barrenjoey Peninsula. Ku-ring-gai Chase...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (3): 345–358.
Published: 17 March 2014
... been, and may still be, the major threat to koalas in Queensland. Contraction in the overall range has occurred on the northern and western margins of the distribution (the Wet Tropics, Gulf Plains, Mitchell Grass Downs, and Mulga Lands Bioregions). Distribution showed a latitudinal change during...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (3): 446–461.
Published: 17 March 2014
... settlement of Noosa Shire, South-east Queensland, with particular emphasis on the economic and political drivers and the resultant loss and fragmentation of Koala Phascolarctos cinereus habitat. Patterns of habitat loss between 1860 and 1970 were quantified at a coarse level from historical and land tenure...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 369–377.
Published: 14 October 2011
...W. Ellis; A. Melzer; I. Clifton; F. Carrick We studied two groups of koalas during a drought in central Queensland to investigate potential impacts of climatic variability on the physiology and behaviour of this species. The tree use, water turnover, field metabolic rate and diet of koalas during...
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Australian Zoologist (2004) 32 (4): 543–585.
Published: 01 December 2004
...Frances Hrdina; Greg Gordon ABSTRACT In this paper we discuss the history of the koala and possum fur trade in Queensland, based mainly on material in Queensland Government archives, and review the development of legislation and wildlife management practices. The koala and possum harvests arose...
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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
10.7882/FS.2008.012
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... The management history of the Koala Phascolarctos cinereus in Victoria is unique and spectacular. Management of Koala populations began in Victoria in about 1910, at which time the species was undergoing a severe decline in population number and distribution. The fortuitous transfer of small...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
10.7882/FS.2008.018
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... Vehicles and Koalas Phascolarctos cinereus collide frequently where the Pacific Highway crosses a 3.5 km stretch of forest in Bongil Bongil National Park. Despite the number of road-kills, resident Koalas survive in a 200-500m wide area of forest that lies between the highway and a parallel...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.033
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... The habitat and conservation requirements of the koala were investigated in 1996 in a 6400 hectare timber production forest at Pine Creek in the Coffs Harbour region of north-east NSW. Minimum koala density varied from 50 hectares per koala in plantation forest to 9 hectares per koala in high...
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Australian Zoologist (2023) 43 (2): 390–408.
Published: 17 November 2023
...Mike Danaher; Benjamin Shanks; Benjamin T Jones; Rolf Schlagloth ABSTRACT Most Queensland islands today have no koalas, but in the past several islands were inhabited by the iconic marsupial. Using historical research methods, this paper compiles what is known about the arrival of koalas...