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Australian Zoologist (2014) 22 (2): 19–22.
Published: 17 March 2014
... Museum of Australia - new concepts - new techniques A facsimile of a North Queensland rainforest - complete with living native animals and plants A simulated Australian sea shore An Antarctic e These are some of the exciting possibilities under consideration for the new Museum of Australia...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (4): 533–562.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Jeff Short; John Calaby Charles Hoy, a collector for the US Museum of Natural History, spent three years in Australia (1919-1922) collecting at more than a dozen locations around Australia. He collected over one thousand specimens of mammals of more than 100 species. This paper collates the species...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
10.7882/FS.2011.003
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
10.7882/FS.2010.009
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... The role that various scientific societies played in the early life of the colony of New South Wales is briefly reviewed. It is suggested that one of the reasons that was instrumental in the formation of these societies and in the establishment of the Australian Museum in 1827 was the diverse...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
10.7882/FS.2010.019
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... To identify changes in the dominance of broad groupings of bird species associated with the urbanisation of Sydney, records from the Australian Museum Ornithology Collection database and the Birds Australia Atlas Database were analysed. This historical comparison suggests that parrots, large...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.041
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... lies in museum collections and, if electronically databased, these data can be made accessible for use in biodiversity assessment and a wide range of other research programs. The Australian Museum has embarked on a Narrow Range Endemics Program based on the collection data for a range of non-marine...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.042
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... Museum collections are largely untapped sources of key information for the conservation of invertebrate biodiversity but in many cases these data are not readily available to land managers. Meanwhile significant faunal habitats containing much of Australia’s terrestrial invertebrate biodiversity...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.034
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.078
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
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Australian Zoologist (2023) 43 (1): 97–108.
Published: 01 May 2023
...Robert N. Paddle; Kathryn M. Medlock ABSTRACT When the last known Tasmanian tiger or thylacine ( Thylacinus cynocephalus ) died in Hobart Zoo, during the night of 7 th September 1936, its body was reportedly forwarded to the Tasmanian Museum. The apparent failure of the museum to preserve the body...
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Australian Zoologist (2023) 43 (2): 232–243.
Published: 07 September 2023
...Linda M. Reinhold ABSTRACT Museum specimens have been used as a convenient alternative to live or fresh animals in an increasing number of studies on fur photoluminescence. Although effects of chemical preservation on specimens have been noted, they have not been experimentally tested. I used...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (3): 255–320.
Published: 14 March 2013
...Pat Hutchings; Shane Ahyong; Michael Ashcroft; Mark McGrouther; Amanda Reid All records of crustaceans, molluscs, polychaetes, echinoderms and fishes from Sydney Harbour were extracted from the Australian Museum database, and plotted onto a map of Sydney Harbour that was divided into four regions...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (1): 62–82.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Kayley M. Usher; Christine Groom; Denis A. Saunders This study determined methods for identifying individual Carnaby's Cockatoo Calyptorhynchus latirostris using natural variations in markings, to assist future research and management. Photographs of wild and captive cockatoos and museum specimens...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (3): 347–357.
Published: 28 December 2020
..., University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales 2052, Australia. 3Division of Mammals, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20013-7012, United States of America. 4 Australian Museum Research Institute, Australian Museum, 1 William Street, Sydney, New South Wales...