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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.012
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... long after the passing of the settlement frontier that indigenous wildlife became sufficiently valued for the emergence of coordinated and systematic campaigns for their preservation. Always a dynamic mix of foreign and domestic ideas, both popular and official conceptions of nature gradually...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 02 February 2021
... Toad near Larrimah, Northern Territory. At 2015 h on 26 April 2005, near Humpty Doo, a centipede that was seized by a subadult Cane Toad retaliated and killed its attacker (but did not consume it). These observations reinforce the fact that, contrary to popular opinion, Cane Toads are vulnerable to...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 07 July 2021
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 22 April 2021
... issues does it raise in wild dog control. They added, As we go to press, the Scientific Committee is yet to make its decision. It is listening to public submissions and weighing new scientific evidence from genetics laboratories, field researchers and managers. The matter was not resolved, and the...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 04 December 2020
... egg mats of native freshwater fishes in the wild. The 1929 30 Maccullochella peelii epizootic The most remarkable aspect of the 1929 30 Maccullochella peelii epizootic is that it was forgotten. The author has never seen nor heard reference to this epizootic in scientific, management or popular...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 27 October 2020
... effective institutions that ensure long-term wildlife population persistence, social legitimacy, and tolerable levels of risk (König et al. 2020, in press). Yet, conflict between the livestock sector and dingoes remains a pervasive narrative that has proved extremely difficult to break down. Dingo...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 16 October 2020
... for their conservation management (e.g. Moseby et al. 2012; Newsome et al. 2015). A small number of predator exclosures have been constructed in New South Wales in response to ongoing predation problems and a rise in popularity of cluster fencing (where several holdings band together to erect a dog...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 25 August 2020
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 575–584.
Published: 01 June 2020
...). Previously we assessed people s attitudes towards wildlife conservation and found that pro-conservation attitudes towards wildlife conservation were highly prevalent (Fabian et al. in press ). In this paper we expand on this work and investigate people s willingness to actively engage in wildlife...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 656–662.
Published: 01 June 2020
...Paul I Boon email: paul.boon@unimelb.edu.au River Dreams: the People and Landscapes of the Cooks River Ian Tyrrell. February 2018. UNSW Press, Sydney. RRP:AU$39.99 © 2020 Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales 2020 Book Review River Dreams: the People and Landscapes of the...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 548–564.
Published: 01 June 2020
...) Introduction Pet animals kept in homes for companionship and enjoyment have traditionally been domesticated animals, however wildlife species are increasingly popular as pets (Chomel et al. 2007; Grant et al. 2017). Around the turn of the 21st Century, the push for legalising more wildlife species as pets was...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 468–476.
Published: 01 May 2020
... biodiversity within cities and urban greenspaces (McCaffrey 2005). Citizen science is an increasingly popular activity, with hundreds of thousands of individuals involved in diverse projects, with significant ecological and conservation benefits (Silvertown 2009, Dickinson et al. 2010). Limitations to citizen...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 407–415.
Published: 01 May 2020
... key advantages for providing new insights into both terrestrial and marine ecology. Drones are highly mobile, easily deployable, and can be pre- programmed to collect imagery in an automated fashion. The increasing popularity and use of UAVs are likely attributable to the emergence, and increasing...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 09 March 2020
... project was considered a victory and supported by an enthusiastic press and government funding. The press employed all the rhetoric previously dedicated to the war effort: NOVEMBER 11 TO BE D-DAY FOR DINGOES (31 October 1946); D-DAY FOR DINGOES War Begins On Armistice Day (4 November 1946); AERIAL...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (2): 329–357.
Published: 01 December 2019
... black and white diagrams and a severe academic text, but in about 2008, the Australian Biological Resources Study (ABRS), who sponsored the book, said actually we don t want that, we want a popular book, a more generally appealing book. We want a book full of colour photographs, so try to convert an...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (2): 314–325.
Published: 01 December 2019
... is globally the most popular pet turtle (Meyer et al. 2015) and a source of meat in some Asian countries (Warwick and Steedman 1988). Millions have been exported from the USA annually over many decades (Close and Seigel 1997). This widespread transportation and subsequent liberation has enabled...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 103–113.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Libby Robin ABSTRACT The question of problem animals in Australia is often framed in language that has nothing to do with either science or conservation management, but is rather about nationalism and popular culture. The need to attract funding for conservation can often lead to framing problems...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 395–407.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Shelley Burgin ABSTRACT The term ‘biodiversity’ emerged in the mid-1980s and quickly became sufficiently popular that it could have been viewed as a ‘new field of science’. The broader community has also embraced the term and, ultimately, it has become a proxy for species conservation. As a...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 289–307.
Published: 01 June 2017
... conservation agenda, called ‘endangered species’ in NSW until 1995, is examined from the time the legal interpretation of endangered species became important in 1991with a decision by Justice Paul Stein of the NSW Land and Environment Court. Endangered species had captured both the legal and popular...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 129–139.
Published: 01 January 2019
... poisons, so they must be OK Methods I have employed grounded theory as the method for this paper, an inductive, qualitative approach, drawing from archival records primary sources, archival manuscripts and popular media, through to contemporary literature and scientific publications. The paper aims...