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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.016
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.033
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.034
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... In this chapter, our aim is to draw attention to common themes, look historically at the subject, and to consider the use of words, particularly “pest”, “abundant” and “overabundant”. One of the important points is to note that the word “pest” is a label that can categorise an animal in a way...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/9780980327212
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.031
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... Pests are species that, when they become overabundant, have unacceptable effects on humans. Ironically, humans themselves have greatly increased their abundance in the last century. Although this increase, together with concomitant scientific and economic growth, has brought many benefits...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.020
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... This paper examines populations of both abundant and overabundant native vertebrate species in New South Wales, human perceptions of the problem of overabundance and the ethical dimensions faced by managers. We argue that overabundant native vertebrate species form a group requiring specific...
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 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.006
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... During this study, the public debate about the most appropriate way to manage an overabundant population of introduced but highly charismatic animals on Kangaroo Island (South Australia) was examined. In the 1920s, 18 koalas were introduced to the island in response to concerns about...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 57–67.
Published: 01 December 2017
... to sustain. We need to face the converse of the food shortage more squarely, and that is the issue of the overabundance of people. An underlying concern for zoologists is that the subject areas of zoology, such as species survival, ecosystem management and conserving biodiversity, are poorly covered...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 518–536.
Published: 01 September 2017
.... Indeed, some populations are considered overabundant. However, many koala populations are not abundant, and population data are lacking for most. The South Gippsland koala population is of high conservation significance as it has greater genetic diversity compared to other Victorian populations, though...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 102–117.
Published: 01 January 2019
... then result in the implementation of actions that have the potential to impact on the health and well being of individuals or which has detrimental impacts on associated species or the ecosystem. Eastern Grey Kangaroo: a threatened or overabundant species? Conservation status The Eastern Grey Kangaroo...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.013
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... Invasive animals include introduced and native animals that have or may become overabundant and pose threats to agriculture, the environment or human health and safety. Following its successful bid to the Australian Government's Cooperative Research Centres Program, a new Invasive Animals CRC...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.021
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... Grey kangaroo populations in south-eastern Australia can increase to the point where they are considered overabundant. In such populations, the management problem is too often oversimplified as high population density. A more useful approach is to identify the key, underlying problems associated...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (2): 229–231.
Published: 07 February 2013
... 44 Burgin, S. 2007. Status report on Trachemys scripta elegans: Pet terrapin or Australia's pest turtle?’. Pp. 1-7 in Pest or Guest: The Zoology of Overabundance edited by D. Lunney, P. Eby, P. Hutchings and S. Burgin. Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales, Mosman, Australia. Pest...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 544–549.
Published: 20 October 2011
... of an established population of exotic turtles in urban Sydney Australian Zoologist 33 379 384 Burgin, S. 2007. Status report on Trachemys scripta elegans: Pet terrapin or Australia's pest turtles? Pp. 1-7. In Pest or Guest: the Zoology of Overabundance. Edited by Lunney, D., Hutchings, P. and Burgin, S...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 49–62.
Published: 01 January 2019
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 822–825.
Published: 20 October 2011
... elegans: pet terrapin or Australia's pest turtles? Pp. 1-7 in Pest or Guest: the Zoology of Overabundance. Edited by D. Lunney, P. Hutchings and S. Burgin. Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales, Mosman. Pest or Guest: the Zoology of Overabundance 1 7 Cadi, A., del Mas, V., Prevot-Julliard...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (2): 192–202.
Published: 01 January 2016
... are overabundant and overbrowsing their preferred food tree species (Menkhorst et al. 1998) despite the presence of the bacterium. There is a real concern that this bacterium is spread through populations before affected animals become infertile. Research on the causes of Chlamydia is increasingly highlighting...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 520–533.
Published: 01 September 2018
...-acting contraceptives: a new tool to manage overabundant kangaroo populations in nature reserves and urban areas. Australian Mammalogy 26: 67-74 Bond, A. R. F., Jones, D. N. 2014. Roads and macropods: interactions and implications. Australian Mammalogy 36: 1-14 Caughley, G. 1964. Social organization...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 160–165.
Published: 14 October 2011
... of kangaroos using eye lens weight Wildlife Research 33 25 28 McShea, W.J., Underwood, H.B. and Rappole, J.H. 1997. The Science of Overabundance: Deer Ecology and Population Management. Smithsonian Institution, Washington. The Science of Overabundance: Deer Ecology and Population Management...