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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (3-4): 158–165.
Published: 17 March 2014
... No. 12. Pp. 1-149. NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service: Hurstville. The biology and management of native rodents of the arid zone in NSW 1 149 Dickman, C. R., 1994. Native mammals of western New South Wales: past neglect, future rehabilitation? Pp. 81-92 in Future of the Fauna of Western...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (1-2): 1–2.
Published: 17 March 2014
... Society of New South Wales: Mosman. Conservation of Australia's Forest Fauna 81 90 EDITORIAL Re-interpreting the past: zoologist as ecological historian In this edition, Bob Paddle's well-written piece begins: "Species depart the biota, not with a bang but a whimper. The Thylacine, Tasmania...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (1-2): 105–113.
Published: 17 March 2014
..., Government Printer: Sydney. Fish and Fisheries of New South Wales The past and present freshwater fishery in New South Wales and the distribution and status of the Platypus Omithorhynchus anatin us T. R. Grant Mr King Ecological Surveys, Oheron, NS11' 2787 and School of Biolo@cal Science, University...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (3): 446–452.
Published: 14 October 2011
...Skye Wassens The Southern Bell Frog Litoria raniformis was formally widespread throughout south eastern Australia. Poor knowledge of the past and present distribution of populations and the pattern of decline currently limits our ability to plan conservation measures. The past and present...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.016
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
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.021
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.049
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1994.008
EISBN: 0-9599951-9-6
... extinction cascade. To redress past neglect, I suggest several priorities for action: effort should be made to compile all existing mammalian records in western New South Wales; systematic surveys should be carried out to gather ecological data and information on current status so that management priorities...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.033
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 0001
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1988.014
EISBN: 0959995145
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 0001
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1975.001
EISBN: 0959995110
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.013
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... The aim of this chapter is to encourage an historical view in considering the conservation of Australia’s forest fauna. The settings and opportunities for fauna in today’s forests are closely related to the cutting practices and management regimes of the past. To provide a context...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.041
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... This paper outlines a tree-planting scheme with the dual aim of conserving Grey-headed Flying-foxes Pteropus poliocephalus and reducing damage to fruit crops. Grey-headed Flying-foxes experience resource bottlenecks during winter and spring because of past habitat clearing and the erratic...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.052
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... methods of deterrence was the presence of non-flying young during summer. Three methods were trialled, including sonic deterrence with a Phoenix Wailer (a crop protection system), olfactory deterrence with python excrement, and taste aversion with prawn paste. Trials with the Phoenix Bat Wailer...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.015
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... the fauna, with progressively fewer agamid and gekkonid lizards, pygopod and varanid lizards, colubrid snakes, pythons and typhlopid snakes. Most of these species have declined and some have disappeared over the past 140 years, both in suburban environments and adjacent small bushland fragments. Some...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1994.009
EISBN: 0-9599951-9-6
... Because so many aspects of the past are uncertain, and cautious writing makes for boring reading, I have tried here to weave a narrative to interpret the changes in Western New South Wales. It is not a scientific report, but a story based upon best guesses about how things might have been. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.016
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... with Sydney at its centre and a radius equal to the distance from Sydney to Kiama: ca. 100 km) in 1788 are compared with those species present or suspected to be present today. Extent of herpetofaunal loss in these reserves over the past 220 years is estimated and correlated with reserve size, showing...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.004
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
... including Australia. However, the vast majority of past research has been conducted in northern hemisphere temperate ecosystems. Given the substantial climatic and ecosystem differences between these regions and Australia, caution must be applied when translating northern hemisphere results to Australian...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.007
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
... diversity in megadermatids and molossids. This deep-time record indicates that individual bat families have responded differently to past changes in Australia's climate and environments, with those responses ranging from diversification to decline and extirpation. Extinction is a normal part of the process...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.102
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... Past urban development and gardening practices have had a devastating impact on native wildlife in the suburbs. In this paper the reader is invited to envisage a future where the urban community has embraced the concept of gardens as indigenous wildlife habitat, generally free of lawns...