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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.2007.017
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 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.034
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... that may preclude it from receiving humane treatment and/or being seen as a resource. Word use, values and wildlife management conflicts project us into the cultural domain of examining the zoology of overabundance. We present a chronology of the convolutions in thinking, decision-making and actions...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 57–67.
Published: 01 December 2017
... and that agriculture is a major driver of wildlife extinction. In the increasing concern for the animals raised and slaughtered for human food on an industrial scale, the question of the number of species, rather than the number of individuals, hardly ever enters the debate. Yet this is a point of considerable...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 102–117.
Published: 01 January 2019
... be considered to be overabundant when the conflicts they have with humans exceed a threshold that is often called the cultural carrying or wildlife acceptance capacity. (Hadidian 2005, p205). In their analysis of native vertebrate species in New South Wales Lunney et al. (2007) examined the status of 891...
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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
.... Edited by Lunney, D., Dickman, C. and Burgin, S. Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales, Mosman. A Clash of Paradigms: Community and Research-Based Conservation 1 7 Burgin, S. 2004. A 2020 vision: urban wildlife in the backyards of the future. Pp. 219-226. In Urban Wildlife: More than...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 49–62.
Published: 01 January 2019
... Australian Zoologist volume 40 (1) Woirnarski 50 2019 Theme Edition: Killing for Conservation This paper seeks to contextualise another dimension for killing of native wildlife species, where this is done for the conservation benefit of other native species, without explicit utilitarian value to us. My focus...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (2): 192–202.
Published: 01 January 2016
.... Journal of Wildlife Diseases 24: 282-291. httpdx.doi. org/10.7589/0090-3558-24.2.282 Whisson, D. A., Holland, G. J., Carlyon, K. 2012. Translocation of overabundant species: implications for translocated individuals. The Journal of Wildlife Management 76: 1661-1669. httpdx.doi.org/10.1002/jwmg.401...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 36 (1): 5–19.
Published: 07 September 2012
...Daniel Lunney; Chris Moon When disasters occur, media reporting tends to focus on the impacts on humans and their property, with only occasional references made to impacts on natural assets such as wildlife. We looked at a range of print and internet media sources to examine the way the media treat...
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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 (2011) 35 (2): 160–165.
Published: 14 October 2011
... of kangaroos using eye lens weight. Wildlife Research 33: 25-28. Estimating the age 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...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 520–533.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Benefits. Issues in Marsupial Conservation and Management, Occasional Papers of the Marsupial CRC. Vol. 1. edited by A. Austin and P. Cowan. Coulson, G. 2001. Overabundant kangaroo populations in southeastern Australia. In Wildlife, Land, and People: Priorities for the 21st Century. Pp. 238-242...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 888–894.
Published: 20 October 2011
...Tracey Russell; Belinda Bowman; Catherine Herbert; James Kohen Community based urban wildlife surveys are a two way exchange of information. They allow the researcher to gain information on urban wildlife living, or travelling through, private property that would normally remain inaccessible...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 18 August 2021
...K. R. Ashman; D. J. Watchorn; D. A. Whisson ABSTRACT Identifying threats and their regional occurrence across a species’ range is increasingly valuable for prioritising threat-specific interventions and achieving effective conservation outcomes. We surveyed registered wildlife rehabilitators...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (2): 222–227.
Published: 10 October 2011
... by the Tropical Crayfish, Cherax quadricarinatus (von Martens). Pp 40-46 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, New South Wales. Pest or Guest: the Zoology of Overabundance 40 46...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 35 (4): 991–995.
Published: 29 January 2012
.... Cogger, H. G. and Lindner, D. A. 1974. Frogs and reptiles. Pp. 63-107 in Fauna Survey of the Port Essington District, Cobourg Peninsula, Northern Territory of Australia, edited by H. J. Frith and J. H. Calaby. CSIRO Division of Wildlife Research, Technical Paper 28. Cogger, H. G. 1975. New lizards...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (1): 9–17.
Published: 04 October 2011
.... Purity and Danger: An Analysis of the Concepts of Pollution and Taboo. Routledge and Kegan Paul, London. Purity and Danger: An Analysis of the Concepts of Pollution and Taboo Herd-Rapp, A. and Goedeke, T. 2005. Mad About Wildlife: Looking at Social Conflict Over Wildlife. Brill, Leiden. Mad...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 550–554.
Published: 20 October 2011
..., Phascolarctos cinereus Goldfuss, in Victoria. Australian Wildlife Research 8, 275-283. Age - specific fertility in three populations of the koala, Phascolarctos cinereus Goldfuss, in Victoria Australian Wildlife Research 8 275 283 McLean, N. 2003. Ecology and management of overabundant koala...
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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...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (1): 95–101.
Published: 21 March 2014
... Catchment Management Authority. Molino Stewart Pty Ltd, and J. Wyndham Prince, Sydney. Hamer, A.J. and McDonnell, M.J. 2010. The response of herpetofauna to urbanization: inferring patterns of persistence from wildlife databases. Austral Ecology 35: 568-580. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1442...