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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.029
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
.... This provided a test of the value of independent data sets to establish the location of a population of a species that has had such an impact on the planning system. Further, this study gave us the ability to utilise modelled koala habitat from the local area, employ information from long-term population...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 18 August 2021
... to identify (i) threats faced by the koala across Victoria and (ii) their perceptions on koala population trends and potential threat mitigation actions. Wildlife rehabilitators identified habitat loss, fragmentation, and degradation as the biggest threat to koalas, while vehicle collisions, heatwaves...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (3): 446–461.
Published: 17 March 2014
... Incorporating habitat mapping into practical koala conservation on private lands Conservation Biology 14 669 680 Lunney, D., O’Neill, L., Mathews, A. and Sherwin, W.B. 2002. Modelling mammalian extinction and forecasting recovery: koalas at Iluka (NSW, Australia). Biological Conservation 106: 101-113...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 36 (1): 93–102.
Published: 07 September 2012
...Huiying Wu; Clive McAlpine; Leonie Seabrook The koala population in southwest Queensland is a large low-density population of important conservation value which is vulnerable to habitat loss, drought and climate change. The nutrient quality of Eucalyptus food trees favoured by koalas...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (2): 192–200.
Published: 07 February 2013
... levels of habitat use by Koalas Phascolarctos cinereus Australian Zoologist 35 774 780 Rhodes, J., Wiegand, T., McAlpine, C., Callaghan, J., Lunney, D., Bowen, M. and Possingham, H. 2006a. Modeling Species’ Distributions to Improve Conservation in Semiurban Landscapes: Koala Case Study...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 02 September 2021
... and fragmentation of habitat are considered the Collisions (AVCs) and in particular Koala Vehicle biggest threats to the long-term survival of the koala Collision (KVCs), have only been researched with varying (Department of the Environment 2009) as this results in detail for approximately the past 40 years (Taylor...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 416–432.
Published: 01 May 2020
... selected, trained, tested and deployed five dogs; two for koala habitat (koala scats), one for genetic sampling (fresh scats only), one for the koala itself and one for koala disease ( Chlamydia spp. ) detection. Dogs enabled both large-scale and fine-scale survey design, with 2370 surveys performed...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 774–780.
Published: 20 October 2011
...Stephen Phillips; John Callaghan In order to more effectively conserve Koalas, the National Koala Conservation and Management Strategy 2009 - 2014 promotes the need for reliable approaches to the assessment of Koala habitat. This work describes a point-based, tree sampling methodology that utilises...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 369–377.
Published: 14 October 2011
... of Arboreal Folivores 163 172 Ellis, W.A.H., Bercovitch, F.B. and Melzer, A. 2009. Spatiotemporal dynamics of habitat use by koalas: the checkerboard model. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 63:1181-1188. Spatiotemporal dynamics of habitat use by koalas: the checkerboard model Behavioral Ecology...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 477–486.
Published: 01 May 2020
... occupancy (64% of 171 sites in moderate to high quality habitats) that varied substantially with elevation (Law et al. 2018). A common problem with all survey methods is imperfect detection (false absence - Wintle et al. 2005), especially as koalas typically occur at low density and forests are not always...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (3): 345–358.
Published: 17 March 2014
... European settlement. Based on vegetation modelling, the Australian Koala Foundation (2004) estimated that there was a loss of 34% of potential P. cinereus habitat (i.e. Eucalyptus and Callitris forest and woodland) in Queensland and 46% in Australia. They also suggested that clearing that has occurred...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 870–875.
Published: 20 October 2011
... dynamics of habitat use by koalas: the checkerboard model. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 63 (8): 1181-1188. Spatiotemporal dynamics of habitat use by koalas: the checkerboard model Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 63 1181 1188 Ellis, W.A.H., Melzer, A., Carrick, F.N. and Hasegawa, M...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (1): 69–99.
Published: 17 March 2014
... high harvests that were apparently sustainable, at least in the short term, and showed fluctuations that were partly similar to those of P. cinereus . The P. cinereus , and probably also the possum population fluctuations, are mostly consistent with models of herbivore irruptions. The koala population...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 35 (4): 983–990.
Published: 29 January 2012
... number of studies world-wide (e.g. Manning et al. 2005; McKenney et al. 2007; Green et al. 2008), including palynological studies (e.g. Moss and Kershaw 2000; Gallagher et al. 2003). As a climate envelope model, Bioclim is independent of other variables that can influence koala presence such as habitat...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 518–536.
Published: 01 September 2017
... Australian wildlife species. Species that are habitat specialists are considered more prone to the negative impacts of environmental change than habitat generalists (Travis 2003). One habitat specialist, the koala (Phascolarctos cinereus) is an iconic Australian marsupial which exists on a near exclusive...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (2): 192–202.
Published: 01 January 2016
... to anthropogenic activities detrimentally impacting koala habitat, climate change, urbanisation, dogs, cars and disease (McAlpine et al. 2015). Translocation of koalas is the main management tool used to deal with koalas when land development for housing or roads takes place in koala habitat (Council of the City...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 395–407.
Published: 01 June 2017
... conservation/restoration is community-driven (e.g., landcare, political pressure of animal welfare groups) with a focus on species and habitat biodiversity. Genetic diversity is seldom seriously considered. As a consequence, native species biodiversity management is often not maximising the potential outcomes...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 86–93.
Published: 01 October 2020
..., occupy habitat(s) that are difficult to search, or R (R Core Team 2018) and RStudio (RStudio Team have a large home range in which some areas are only 2015). To evaluate the significance of the repeated time visited periodically. The location of a species scats, and factor, we compared models without...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 25 (1): 21–23.
Published: 17 March 2014
... concerned scientists trotting around the countryside with the aim of generating some six million dollars to develop an antibiotic for koalas. How on earth is anybody going to administer to the wild popu- lation of koalas? Besides, no amount of antibiotics will save the koalas unless the habitat is saved...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (3): 417–420.
Published: 17 March 2014
... did of course put on an Olympic performance. One of the giant Visa Sydney 2000 Olympic games advertisements portrayed a koala on the Roman rings, one of the components of the men's gymnastics. It was an engaging full-face shot with the koala looking squarely at the camera. It was the very model...