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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.007
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... The brushtail possum is common in Sydney's bushland suburbs, where it is often valued and made welcome. However, some suburban residents do not either value or welcome brushtail possums on their properties. This study probed the attitudes of both groups of people towards the animals...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.015
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... Although the common brushtail possum Trichosurus vulpecula Kerr is known to occur throughout most of the eastern parts of mainland Australia, it is now most frequently encountered in the urban and suburban areas of the eastern seaboard and major towns and cities of other states, its...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.093
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... The common brushtail possum Trichosurus vulpecula poses a test for managers of urban wildlife because community attitudes towards the species vary widely from those who are prepared to live with it to those who wish it to be controlled as a pest. The New South Wales National Parks and Wildlife...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 0001
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1990.011
EISBN: 0-949324-29-9
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 888–894.
Published: 20 October 2011
..., whilst simultaneously informing the participants of current research and conservation initiatives. In Sydney's northern suburbs, 600 residences were surveyed on their attitudes to urban possums, with a return rate of 33 %. The majority of respondents were accepting of these animals on their properties...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (2): 251–255.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Renae Hockey; Lachlan Wilmott; Lachlan Hall; George Madani ABSTRACT The Eastern Pygmy-possum Cercartetus nanu s is a small arboreal marsupial in the family Burramyidae that is threatened in parts of its range. Considered a generalist omnivore, its diet is known to include invertebrates, seeds...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 464–468.
Published: 01 September 2018
...David B. Lindenmayer; Lachlan McBurney; David Blair; Sam Banks ABSTRACT Many species of arboreal marsupials move regularly between den sites in hollow-bearing trees. We show, based on short-term radio-tracking data, that the Critically Endangered Leadbeater's Possum ( Gymnobelideus leadbeateri...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 443–448.
Published: 01 September 2018
...David Blair; David Lindenmayer; Lachlan McBurney ABSTRACT The conservation of the Critically Endangered Leadbeater's Possum Gymnobelideus leadbeateri in Victoria's Mountain Ash Eucalyptus regnans forests is one of the most controversial native mammal conservation issues in Australia. Much...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (3): 295–305.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... Global Change Biology 11: 507-514 The influence of temperature on migration of Lepidoptera into Britain Global Change Biology 11 507 514 Australian 295AustralianZoologist volume 33 (3) Introduction The common brushtail possum Trichosurus vulpecula is an adaptable and ecologically variable 1.5...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (1): 69–99.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Greg Gordon; Frances Hrdina The Queensland Koala Phascolarctos cinereus and possum harvests were regulated from 1906-1927 and 1906-1936, respectively. Before that, there was an uncontrolled harvest. Historical data from the harvest period were analysed to gain information on P. cinereus and possum...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 36 (4): 381–403.
Published: 28 January 2014
...L. Broome; F. Ford; M. Dawson; K. Green; D. Little; N. McElhinney The New South Wales population of the Mountain Pygmy-possum Burramys parvus was estimated at 500 adults in 8 km 2 of boulder-heath habitat during surveys in the 1980's. In 1989, this estimate was increased to 1312 adults based...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (4): 441–460.
Published: 19 September 2013
...David Lindenmayer; David Blair; Lachlan McBurney; Sam Banks; John Stein; Richard Hobbs; Gene Likens; Jerry Franklin We present a detailed case study of conservation and restoration of the Australian arboreal marsupial Leadbeater's Possum (Gymnobelideus leadbeateri) and its Mountain Ash forest...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (1): 22–28.
Published: 11 February 2013
...Martin Schulz; Gabriel Wilks; Linda Broome The Mountain Pygmy-possum Burramys parvus was first described from a fossil found in Wombeyan Caves, central-eastern New South Wales in 1895, with further fossils located in Buchan Caves in eastern Victoria and Jenolan Caves in central-eastern New South...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (2): 209–221.
Published: 10 October 2011
...J. Harris; I. Gynther; T. Eyre; R. Goldingay; M. Mathieson Reliable modern records of the Eastern Pygmy-possum Cercartetus nanus in Queensland were collated from various sources (including databases and previous reports) and a map of potential C. nanus habitat was generated based on an analysis...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2004) 32 (4): 543–585.
Published: 01 December 2004
...Frances Hrdina; Greg Gordon ABSTRACT In this paper we discuss the history of the koala and possum fur trade in Queensland, based mainly on material in Queensland Government archives, and review the development of legislation and wildlife management practices. The koala and possum harvests arose...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 186–193.
Published: 30 September 2020
... events resulted in large numbers of Grey-headed Flying-foxes Pteropus poliocephalus requiring rescue and rehabilitation. Prolonged drought and intense bushfires reduced available foraging resources for the Brush-tailed Rock-wallaby Petrogale penicillata and Mountain Pygmy-possum Burramys parvus...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.018
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
... The endangered Mountain Pygmy-possum Burramys parvus is an alpine-subalpine specialist and the only Australian mammal entirely restricted to areas above the winter snowline. There are three geographically isolated populations of B. parvus : Kosciuszko National Park (South Ramshead...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 204–215.
Published: 14 October 2011
... native mammals) employ periods of daily torpor or prolonged multi-day torpor (hibernation) to conserve energy. Daily torpor is used by dasyurids (e.g. dunnarts, antechinus, quolls), myrmecobiids (numbat), tarsipedids (honey-possum), petaurid possums (e.g. sugar glider), rodents (but only known...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (2): 217–222.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of the Tiger Quoll and the Red Fox on the capture rates of four species of CWR marsupials, the Long-nosed Bandicoot Perameles nasuta , the Southern Brown Bandicoot Isoodon obesulus , the Northern Brown Bandicoot I. macrourus and the Common Brushtail Possum Trichosurus vulpecula . None of these species...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (4): 449–466.
Published: 17 March 2014
... Petauroides volans were recorded less commonly than expected and may have declined in the region. The Common Brushtail Possum Trichosurus vulpecula was particularly abundant. This species and the Common Ringtaii Possum Pseudocheirus peregrinus appeared to maintain their numbers in small (<2 000 ha...