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Australian Zoologist (2021) 42 (3): 690–698.
Published: 29 October 2021
...H. Bender; G. Coulson ABSTRACT Collisions between vehicles and macropods pose problems for road safety, animal welfare and wildlife conservation in Australia. We tested the ShuRoo, which is marketed specifically to deter kangaroos from approaching vehicles. We recruited 18 fleet operators...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 301–305.
Published: 17 March 2014
...G. Lundie-Jenkins; D. W. Hoolihan; G. W. Maag Four species of macropods are commercially harvested in Queensland, red kangaroos, eastern grey kangaroos, common wallaroos and whiptail wallabies, under the control of the Nature Conservation (Macropod Harvesting) Conservation Plan 1994. Queensland's...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (3): 295–305.
Published: 17 March 2014
... are some recent observations of scavenging carnivory by T. vulpecula on large mammal carcasses within an Australian context. Study area, methods and results Between 2002 and 2004, we observed two instances of scavenging carnivory by the common brushtail possum on large macropod carcasses in montane...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 21 (1): 27–46.
Published: 17 March 2014
... stomach. Although these characters indicate that Hypsiprymnodon is a ‘primitive’ macropod, it is concluded that there is such a close relationship between the Hypsiprymnodontinae and the Potoroinae that the subfamilial distinction is unwarranted, unless the macropods be elevated to a superfamily...
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 41 (3): 417–432.
Published: 13 April 2021
... persisted regardless of rainfall. The activity of rabbits and small mammals was lower where dingoes were absent and fox activity was high, while the activity of macropods was higher in the absence of dingoes. Feral cat activity did not differ significantly between sites under different dingo management...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 102–117.
Published: 01 January 2019
... to this and the need to manage macropod populations sustainably on the Mount, Bathurst Regional Council commissioned a fauna management strategy. This strategy was to be based on systematic population surveys, the local and regional dynamics of these populations and community values. Subsequently, further development...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 409–413.
Published: 01 September 2018
... observed utilising wombat burrows included wombats, rabbits, macropods, possums, murids, foxes, cats and birds. The utilisation of wombat burrows by these species included entry into the burrow for shelter and hunting, and exploitation of the burrow entrance and spoil for foraging and potentially geophagic...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 181–202.
Published: 01 January 2019
... Macropod land-use drought greenhouse gas emissions livestock red-meat rangelands cluster fences pests commercial harvest sustainable use total grazing pressure kangaroo industry kangaroo management carbon offsets 2019 181 Theme Edition: Killing for Conservation Introduction Most...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (3): 272–286.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Frances Hrdina So-called Marsupial Destruction Acts were in force in Queensland horn I877 to 1930. The Acts were administered by District Boards which paid bonuses (bounties on presentation of scalps) and kept annual records of their activities. During that period over 27 million macropods...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (1-2): 79–84.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Darren Shelly Four localities within the Warrumbungle National Park were investigated for the presence of the Brush-tailed Rock-wallaby. Direct observation and faecal pellet identification were used to indicate the animal's presence. Results showed that only Chalkers Mountain had the macropods...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 520–533.
Published: 01 September 2018
... macropod landscape camera traps 520 2018 Introduction Anthropogenic development removes natural habitats and creates grey spaces (buildings and hard surfaces) and green spaces (managed vegetation such as gardens, lawns, paddocks) (McDonnell and Pickett 1990). Some wildlife are sensitive to development...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.017
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
.... This paper reviews the literature on overabundant marsupial populations, with specific reference to management issues related to overabundant koala and macropod populations. The emerging fertility control technologies, in the form of long-acting contraceptive implants, are discussed along with details...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (3): 330–339.
Published: 17 March 2014
...., 1972. The Behaviour and Ecology of Three Macropod Species in an Area of Open Forest and Savannah Woodland in North Queensland, Bachelor of Science Thesis, James Cook University. Caughley, G. J., 1964. Social Organization and Daily Activity of the Red Kangaroo and the Grey Kangaroo. J.Mammal. 45(3...
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 42 (1): 56–70.
Published: 19 July 2021
... observations to ascertain wildlife responses to light and sound omitted by the fence. The use of blue as an appropriate colour for wildlife warning reflectors has been found to be effective for most mammals (Benten et al. 2018). Yet, while the blue light may be easily detected by macropods...
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Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (2): 462–478.
Published: 13 July 2022
... of the bottle was placed on top of the black trap lid to help recover the pot later. The site habitat photographs each show a trap in situ (Figs 4-6). Four traps were placed at each site, three baited with macropod faeces and one with mushroom. The choice was partly based on prior evidence (Mathews 1972, 1974...
Includes: Supplementary data
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 210–224.
Published: 17 March 2014
... Zoological Society of New South Wales: Mosman. Conservation of Australia's Forest Fauna 393 406 Robertson, G., 1981. Bettongs. Pp. 9-14 in Kangaroos and Other Macropods of New South Wales ed by C. Haigh. NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service: Sydney. Kangaroos and Other Macropods of New South...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 267–274.
Published: 17 March 2014
... for sightability bias (Short and Hone 1988; Pople et al. 1998). HELICOPTER LINE TRANSECT METHOD An alternative technique for surveying macropod populations, employing a different survey platform, a helicopter, and a different sampling and analytical approach, line transect as opposed to fixed strip width methods...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 309–316.
Published: 17 March 2014
... the local ahundance of smaller macropods, there is little doubt that only direct visual counts are able to be used to estimate the abundance of the larger macropods over the spatial scales necessary to set harvest policies. It is also generally accepted that, of all current visual census methods, line...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 458–462.
Published: 20 October 2011
... Johnson, C.N. and Jarman, PJ. 1987. Macropod studies at Wallaby Creek. VI. A validation of the use of dung-pellet counts for measuring absolute densities of populations of macropodids. Australian Wildlife Research 14: 139-145. Macropod studies at Wallaby Creek. VI. A validation of the use of dung-pellet...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 24 (2): 89–93.
Published: 17 March 2014
..., New South Wales Aust. J. Ecol. 2 137 59 COULSON, G. M., 1982. Road kills of macropods on a section of highway in central Victoria. Aust. Wildl. Res. 9: 21-6. Road kills of macropods on a section of highway in central Victoria Aust. Wildl. Res. 9 21 6 DIAMOND, J. M., 1975...