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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...
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
... The management of overabundant marsupial populations in Australia presents wildlife managers with numerous challenges. The prevailing socio-political climate is such that lethal control techniques are often deemed unacceptable for these populations, particularly in the case of Koalas...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.031
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... argue that the marsupial folivores select fundamentally different diets. What separates the species most are their preferences to feed from trees within a particular eucalypt subgenus, something we trace to chemical differences. In reviewing the state of our knowledge, we highlight many questions...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.034
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... Dasyurus maculatus maculatus is a forest-dependent species, the largest surviving marsupial carnivore on mainland Australia and the sole surviving member of its genus in south-east mainland Australia. It is classified as ‘Vulnerable’ nationally. The species' ecology, and the factors considered...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (2): 217–222.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of the Tiger Quoll and the Red Fox on the capture rates of four species of CWR marsupials, the Long-nosed Bandicoot Perameles nasuta , the Southern Brown Bandicoot Isoodon obesulus , the Northern Brown Bandicoot I. macrourus and the Common Brushtail Possum Trichosurus vulpecula . None of these species...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 22 (4): 3–6.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Michael Augee; Richard Dehm; Lyn Dawson DAWSON, L. 1982. Marsupial fossils from Wellington Caves, New South Wales. Unpublished PhD. thesis, University of NSW, Kensington. LANE, E. A. and A. M. RICHARDS, 1963. The discovery, exploration and scientific investigation of the Wellington...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (4): 449–466.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Rodney Kavanagh; Matthew Stanton A regional survey of 253 forest sites on the southwestern slopes and adjacent highlands of New South Wales recorded a total of 530 animals from five species of nocturnal forest birds and nine species of arboreal marsupials. One additional species, the Squirrel...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 0001
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1990.017
EISBN: 0-949324-29-9
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 220–230.
Published: 11 November 2020
... briefly summarized in this paper show patterns of steep declines in large old trees and declines in site occupancy by arboreal marsupials and birds. These changes contrast markedly with the responses of the two most common species of small mammals (the Agile Antechinus [ Antechinus agilis ] and Bush Rat...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (3-4): 158–165.
Published: 17 March 2014
... the borders of New South Wales while eight species are entirely extinct. Most losses (21 species) occurred before 1900, particularly in the arid western region of the State. Overall, State-level extinctions represent 39.3 per cent of native rodents (11 of 28 species), 27.0 per cent of marsupials (17 of 63...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 36 (1): 75–92.
Published: 07 September 2012
... at the turn of the twentieth century, of an epidemic disease in thylacines and other marsupi-carnivores. For the first time, detailed symptoms and statistics of the disease are presented, as recorded by museum staff, and zoological-garden curators and veterinarians. It is argued that the effects...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 826–842.
Published: 20 October 2011
...David Peacock; Per Christensen; Brian Williams South-west Western Australia is an area with a high number of conservation listed marsupials (Maxwell et al . 1996). The presence of Gastrolobium (Fabaceae: Mirbelieae) plants, toxic to introduced species because of their production of fluoroacetate...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 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 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.036
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... shorter than 120 years, would appear unlikely to provide for the long term hollow needs of arboreal marsupials in this area. ...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 505–509.
Published: 01 May 2020
... marsupial murid chiropteran genetics genomes conservation The Oz Mammals Genomics (OMG) initiative: developing genomic resources for mammal conservation at a continental scale Mark D. B. Eldridge1*, Janine E. Deakin2, Anna J. MacDonald3,6, Margaret Byrne4, Anna Fitzgerald5, Rebecca N. Johnson1...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.035
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... status are also identified. Population Viability Analyses and patterns of historical extinction of marsupial carnivores suggest that even if other pressures are managed, the continued presence of feral populations of eutherian carnivores poses a serious threat to the survival of Australia's marsupial...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 464–468.
Published: 01 September 2018
...David B. Lindenmayer; Lachlan McBurney; David Blair; Sam Banks ABSTRACT Many species of arboreal marsupials move regularly between den sites in hollow-bearing trees. We show, based on short-term radio-tracking data, that the Critically Endangered Leadbeater's Possum ( Gymnobelideus leadbeateri...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1994.008
EISBN: 0-9599951-9-6
... on the western plains (27 species lost, representing 38 per cent of the original fauna) than on the coastal strip or in the Great Dividing Range (losses 4–15%). Losses in the west are due entirely to the catastrophic demise of marsupials (16 of the original 37 species lost) and rodents (11 of 17 species lost...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 23 June 2021
.... She also continued to publish research Department of Zoology and Comparative Physiology on the Isoodon bandicoots, and Victoria s smaller marsupi- at the fledgling Monash University, where in 1961, she carnivores, possums and bats. lectured to first year science and medical students, and she alone...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (2): 251–255.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Renae Hockey; Lachlan Wilmott; Lachlan Hall; George Madani ABSTRACT The Eastern Pygmy-possum Cercartetus nanu s is a small arboreal marsupial in the family Burramyidae that is threatened in parts of its range. Considered a generalist omnivore, its diet is known to include invertebrates, seeds...