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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 548–564.
Published: 01 June 2020
...Matthew Mo; Robert Oliver Native mammals, birds, reptiles and frogs kept as pets become displaced after they are unwanted, escaped or seized. The Office of Environment and Heritage manages the rehoming of displaced native animal pets, which are regulated under the Biodiversity Conservation Act 2016...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 499–504.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Michael S. McFadden; Philip Topham; Peter S. Harlow ABSTRACT The exotic pet trade may be the principal mechanism for the establishment of invasive reptile species. The escape or deliberate release of captive reptiles has resulted in the establishment of many species globally. In Australia, exposure...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.008
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... are still open. In some states, schools are allowed to hold tadpoles for class use, and specialist community groups are authorised to conduct frog-based field trips. Captive-bred frogs may be kept as pets in most states but the taking of frogs from the wild is generally illegal. People may obtain...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 58–73.
Published: 01 October 2020
... to suitable zoological parks and other exhibitors licensed by the Department of Primary Industries. The Frog and Tadpole Study Group rehomes non-releasable frogs with amphibian keepers licensed by NPWS. Between 2014 and 2018, 165 rehabilitation animals were placed under this framework, the majority...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (3): 408–413.
Published: 14 October 2011
... conservation of introduced bell frogs in New Zealand. Although Leiopelma are totally protected species in New Zealand, bell frog tadpoles are commonly sold as pets and are regularly moved between North and South Islands. Advocacy for indigenous frogs relies heavily on previous exposure to the more charismatic...
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 41 (2): fmi–fmcliv.
Published: 09 April 2021
... 186 Range extensions for the hidden-ear frog (Cyclorana cryptotis) and Main s frog (Cyclorana maini) in the Davenport Murchison Ranges bioregion, Northern Territory Matthew J. Clancy and Etienne L. Littlefair 194 Notes on the diet and foraging habits of the Giant Barred Frog Mixophyes iteratus G...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.087
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... council archives were used to gather historic information on the frogs and reptiles. Interviews were also conducted with researchers and neighbours of the reserves. Eight extant species were common to all reserves while another, predicted to be in all reserves, was universally absent. Despite the...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 04 December 2020
... 1988, 1991), and the multiple extinctions and declines in frog species around the world from chytrid fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (e.g. Skerrat et al. 2007; Cheng et al. 2011). More recently, the formerly widespread European sunbleak Leucaspius delineatus has severely declined due to total...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 254–282.
Published: 03 December 2020
... local volunteer wildlife rehabilitation organisation. The survey targeted veterinary involvement in free-living native animals, not those kept as pets or display animals in zoos and aquaria. The results of this survey is the focus of this paper. Methods A questionnaire was designed for current...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.007
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
... reptiles and amphibians and allows for protected fauna to be taken under licence. Reptiles and frogs may be permitted to be taken from the wild and/or kept for scientific research, educational purposes, limited private study and venom supply, but not as pets or for hobby purposes. No private ownership of...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (3): 496–505.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Graham Pyke; Arthur White The Green and Golden Bell Frog Litoria aurea has declined dramatically in New South Wales. One hypothesis suggests that this decline is largely due to predation by the Plague Minnow Gambusia holbrooki , which was introduced into Australia as part of efforts to control...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 585–604.
Published: 01 June 2020
... should be used in the pet trade to provide enjoyment to humans Corroboree frog 16. Please choose which response you relate to the most: * Mark only one square F The corroboree frog is beautiful because of its black and yellow pattern, therefore they should be protected F Corroboree frog populations...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (3): 387–392.
Published: 14 October 2011
... with dogs, 5 with cats and 9 with both dogs and cats. Of 11 respondents who observed bell frogs >10 times per year on their property, one had a cat and a dog, one had only a cat while 6 had dogs. Several mentioned that their pets showed no interest in the frogs. There were 45 respondents who indicated...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 438–448.
Published: 01 May 2020
... understand the importance of good records for understanding the natural world and making better decisions about how we interact with nature (Contribute to research/management) Can't remember (Can t remember/NA) had pet turtles as a kid. (Interest in turtles/environment) N/A (Can t remember/NA...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 157–172.
Published: 28 October 2014
...Garry Daly Systematic (time constrained) and targeted surveys were conducted from 1996-2014 for the green and golden bell frog Litoria aurea on the Crookhaven River floodplain, east of Nowra on the south coast of New South Wales. In April 2008, a large number of metamorphlings were observed at...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (4): 398–404.
Published: 17 March 2014
... pets may Tablelands o f N m South Wales and the Australian become imoortant sources of mortalitv and C a ~ i t a l Territorv. Awt. 2001. 30: l9&98. may require some form of management. Lastly, it has been recognised that bell frogs need to be conserved at a regional scale, to prevent loss of genetic...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (4): 563–598.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Graham Pyke; Arthur White The Green and Golden Bell Frog Litoria aurea is an unusual endangered frog species. It has a high public profile as many populations occur in areas affected by human activities. As a result, there has been considerable recent scientific and popular interest in the species...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (2): 314–325.
Published: 01 December 2019
..., these options are difficult to implement in southern Sydney sites where incursions occur in high visitation public lands. Email: matthew.sk.mo@gmail.com biosecurity incursions Emydidae eradication measures invasive species pet liberation population establishment 314 2019 Australian...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 67–74.
Published: 01 January 2019
... there are ecologists who can answer that question better than me. It was a very cute dog, it was not a wild dog. It was somebody s pet. In fact, evoking the cane toad as enemy of the home pet is much stronger publicity than the native animals. The bush tucker is much stronger in Aboriginal communities...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (2): 165–172.
Published: 10 October 2011
...Garry Daly; Philip Craven We monitored populations of the Heath Frog Litoria littlejohni in conservation reserves near Nowra on the south coast of New South Wales. Thirteen 250 m transects located along perennial creeks were surveyed at night once a year for 30 minutes each from 2001 to 2006. The...