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Australian Zoologist (2012) 35 (4): 973–976.
Published: 29 January 2012
...Ruchira Somaweera Crocodylus johnstoni territorial behaviour oppertunistic predator ABC News. 2003. Croc attacks Kakadu tour guide. Retrieved from http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2003/09/26/954703.htm Anonymous. 2007. Attack could be 'freshie'. The Kimberley Echo...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (1): 52–58.
Published: 01 January 2016
... in successful attacks, which may suggest that this attack technique is mostly used by inexperienced juveniles or as a secondary method. McNabb (1996), however, recorded a few tail-chases carried out by mature individuals as the primary attack technique. To date, no successful tail-chases by Powerful Owls have...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (2): 316–323.
Published: 17 March 2014
... right now and saying, Guilty, guilty, guilty, you know; so attack away when you want to later on. I d like to make a personal observation first, and that s that few other print journalists would have come to the zoo as often as I have over the years in search of zoological stories to tell. I m...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.054
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
... for struggle in science , observed that when scientists come under attack, it is predictable that the attackers will use methods to minimise public outrage over the attack, including covering up the action, devaluing the target, reinterpreting what is happening, using official processes to give an appearance...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 82–91.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Walter Boles The Ghost Bat Macroderma gigas is a large (mean mass 150 g) predatory bat of subtropical and tropical Australia. It carries its vertebrate prey to roost caves to be eaten and where remains are dropped and accumulate. Whereas the attack and feeding methods of M. gigas on mammals has...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (1): 102–104.
Published: 02 June 2014
...Graham Fulton Two different hunting methods, used by domestic Dogs Canis familiaris , are described involving attacks on an Orange-footed Scrubfowl Megapodius reinwardt and Silver Gull Chroicocephalus novaehollandiae . The two observations were recorded in widely different habitats: one occurred...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2001.009
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-2-7
... of the Great Dividing Range. NPWS has the responsibility of conserving remaining dingo populations on these parks and reserves. However, it also recognises that dingoes and other wild dogs may affect livestock on adjoining properties and accepts the need for management to minimise attacks on stock. The NPWS...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (3): 496–505.
Published: 17 March 2014
... and Rohlf 1981). Observations were also made with regard to the nature and extent of damage done to the eggs, fry and tadpoles as well as the attack methods used by Gambusia and the other fish to deal with tadpoles of different sizes. RESULTS Three-way interactions among the independent variables were...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 14 July 2020
... that if public awareness of current dingo management increases, we would see backlash that places restrictions on widely used lethal control methods such as 1080 baiting. When considering justification for killing dingoes, there was support for killing dingoes (and wild dogs ) when they have attacked livestock...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 22 April 2021
...Daniel Lunney; Indrie Sonawane; Ian Shannon; Ben Hope; Mathew S. Crowther ABSTRACT We used two survey methods - citizen science for private land and cameras for protected areas - to map the distribution of dingoes/wild dogs and foxes in NSW. Dingo/wild dog records were mostly confined to the east...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 719–746.
Published: 20 October 2011
... as first thought. Eel predation was confirmed by the presence of salmonids in eel stomachs and extensive fin damage as a result of eel attack. Only five S. fontinalis in the first sampling event and one in the second sampling event had reached angling size (250 mm). It is suggested that stocking of S...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 129–139.
Published: 01 January 2019
... by services and systems embedded within a political, legal and social framework. Poison was found an effective tool for clearing lands selected for agricultural production in the early 1800s, and this discovery was followed by a rapid expansion in the application, range, methods of delivery and quantity...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 04 August 2021
... to five consecutive foraging attempts or prey-attacks were recorded. For each attempt, Differences between plots in manoeuvre/substrate the species, plot, day, time of day, the foraging manoeuvre categories were tested for each species using chi square or method (e.g., glean, probe, hawk) used by the bird...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 35 (4): 1024–1032.
Published: 29 January 2012
... to establish gambusia in creeks and wetlands near military bases and hospitals in eastern Australia. The Australian Army Malaria Unit was deployed to develop gambusia breeding ponds and to disperse the fish to suitable sites. Other methods of mosquito control were also employed. By the end of WW II G...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 27 October 2020
... on human-carnivore conflict mitigation, where approaches focused almost exclusively on bio-physical or economic methods to offset stock losses (van Eeden et al. 2018a). Most of these studies focused on conflicts involving felids; others identified conflicts involving ursids, canines, and mustelids...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 520–533.
Published: 01 September 2018
... of kangaroos leads to multiple issues, including vehicle collisions (Bond and Jones 2014; Green-Barber 2018), effects on agriculture (Coulson et al. 2014; Descovich et al. 2016), attacks on people and pets (Henderson et al. 2017), and environmental impacts, including soil erosion and biodiversity loss (Cheal...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 04 June 2021
... identified as significant hatchling C. oblonga in aquatic environments, they predators and observed attacking and killing nesting show similar behavioural traits, and can swim relatively females, and both ravens and quenda (Isoodon fusciventer) quickly. We suggest a hatchling within the aquatic have been...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (1): 43–51.
Published: 01 January 2016
... our study in Sydney, as well as one agonistic response toward Powerful Owls by a Common Brushtail Possum Trichosurus vulpecula. Methods Literature review Scientific literature was reviewed to identify species previously recorded mobbing Powerful Owls across their distribution. We adapt Pavey and Smyth...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 21 (1): 105–107.
Published: 17 March 2014
... resulted in expressions of surprise or scepticism. To resolve the matter, I carried out a simple experiment on E. kreftii over a six-month period. Typical carapace colouration of E. kreftii is described as "dark brown" (Worrell, 1964), and "brown to dark brown above" (Cogger, 1975). MATERIALS AND METHODS...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (4): 405–411.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of the call characteristics of seventeen species of microchiropteran bats occurring in southeastern Queensland. INTRODUCTION The study of microchiropteran bats in Australia is proceeding with some difficulties, such as in aspects of sampling methods, taxonomy, species identification from echo- location calls...