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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (1-2): 105–113.
Published: 17 March 2014
..., and their affluent streams, are suppressing platypus numbers. An experiment indicated that the legal drum nets used in the industry are less of a threat to platypuses than the use of gill nets and the illegal nets used by poachers. Banning of gill nets from the industry and stringent law enforcement would largely...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 30–37.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... Grant, T. R., 1981b. Platypuses and Dams — Questions and hypotheses. Pp. 206-18 in Wildlife Management in the 80's ed by J. Rigney. Monash University Press: Victoria. Wildlife Management in the 80’s 206 18 Grant, T. R., 1991. The biology and management of the Platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
10.7882/FS.2012.045
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
... mitigating adverse impacts identified by the monitoring. With regard to the platypus, detection of adverse impacts by a monitoring program can be constrained by both limitations on the sampling techniques currently available (observations and/or capture by netting and/or assessment of important habitat...
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Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (4): 1029–1036.
Published: 02 December 2022
... been told by Indigenous Australians that the echidna and platypus laid eggs. In this paper I briefly summarise aspects of the significance of monotremes in some mainland Aboriginal cultures, and the attempts by the naturalist George Bennett to discover if platypuses were oviparous. In Tasmania...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (2): 272–289.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Stewart Nicol ABSTRACT Most biologists, particularly Australian biologists, are aware that the initial description and attempts to classify the echidna and platypus were surrounded by controversy. Fewer are aware of the important roles played by two eminent scientists, Étienne Geoffroy Saint...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (1): 1–15.
Published: 17 March 2014
...: Correspondence Burrell, H. 1925. Field notes on the natural habits of echidna. (Tachyglossus aculeatus). Australian Zoologist 4: 8. Field notes on the natural habits of echidna. (Tachyglossus aculeatus) Australian Zoologist 4 8 Burrell, H. 1927.The Platypus: Its discovery, zoological position...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (4): 471–475.
Published: 20 October 2011
.../33031/20030109-0000/www.amonline.net.au/thylacine/05.htm. Burrell, H. 1927. The Platypus: Its discovery, zoological position, form and characteristics, habits, life history, etc. Angus and Robertson, Sydney. The Platypus: Its discovery, zoological position, form and characteristics, habits, life...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 590–609.
Published: 01 September 2017
... of hard work be recognised tonight by this award. ILLUSTRATED NATURAL HISTORY PLATYPUS,WORLD S STRANGEST ANIMAL By Elizabeth Parer-Cook and David Parer. Published by Zaurora Books. PRESENTED BY HAYLEY BATES II would like to start by saying what a pleasure it is to hand out this award. Something quite...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1994
10.7882/RZSNSW.1994.008
EISBN: 0-9599951-9-6
...). Of the remaining western fauna, the platypus Ornithorhynchus anatinus, dingo Canis familiaris dingo, 16 of 21 species of marsupials and three of six species of rodents have declined in distribution since European settlement; all extant species of bats are probably stable. Twenty-eight species of native mammals...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (4): 480–491.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... The Mammals of Australia 350 52 Carrick, F. N., 1995. Platypus, Ornithorhynchus anatinus. Pp. 36-38 in The Mammals of Australia ed by R. Strahan. Reed Books: Sydney. The Mammals of Australia 36 38 Degeling, P.R., 1977. Wagga Wagga 1:250 000 map sheet. Metallogenic Survey/Geologic Survey New...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 289–307.
Published: 01 June 2017
... and depoliticised listing process, to avoid public brawling over the listing of particular species. Prest pointed out that a list was already contained in the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974 (NSW), but was, generally out of date and inadequate .30 e) The example of the platypus: a species not on any list...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (2): 247–250.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of Zoology. 32: 767-785. Breeding cycle, life history and population dynamics of the dugong, Dugong dugon (Sirenia: Dugongidae) Australian Journal of Zoology 32 767 785 New, N.P., Jakubowski, J.M., Stone, G.M. and Jones, R.C. 1998. Seasonal pattern of androgen secretion in the male platypus...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (4): 533–562.
Published: 17 March 2014
... and conservation implications Biological Conservation 50 143 198 Burrell, H., 1927. The Platypus: its discovery, zoological position, form and characteristics, habits, life history, etc. Angus & Robertson: Sydney. The Platypus: its discovery, zoological position, form and characteristics, habits...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 204–215.
Published: 14 October 2011
... torpor use is likely to affect various aspects of their life including their conservation. Monotremes Torpor has been observed in the short-beaked echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus, 2-7 kg), but not in the other Australian monotreme, the platypus (Grigg et al. 1992a,b, 2004; Grigg and Beard 2000; Nicol...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 480–512.
Published: 01 September 2018
..., occasionally placed advertisements in the local press for thylacine (native tiger) specimens: WANTED FOR LAUNCESTON MUSEUM - Perfect specimens of the following animals; Native tiger, devil, kangaroo rats, native cats, porcupine, wallaby, kangaroo, platypus, marsupial rats and mice. H. H. SCOTT, Curator 36...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 36 (1): 1–4.
Published: 07 September 2012
.... (2000) Importance of prairie riparian zones to bats in southeastern Alberta. Ecoscience 7: 115-22. Importance of prairie riparian zones to bats in southeastern Alberta Ecoscience 7 115 22 Koch N., Munks S. A., Utesch M., Davies P. E. and McIntosh P. D. (2006) The platypus Ornithorhynchus...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 23 (2): 19–28.
Published: 17 March 2014
... by diggings, remains, nests or tracks. vi) Observations by logging crews in Mumbulla State Forest in July 1979 for 10 days. vii) Nets and spotlights were used to survey for platypus in December 1982. The total field effort was 457 person weeks, with 9 weeks in 1979,28 weeks in 1980,153 weeks in 1981,148 weeks...