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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (4): 437–442.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Len Martin Observations of births in wild and captive Pteropus confirm that the usual birthing posture of the mother is hanging from the hind-legs, and not, as was asserted in a recent report, hanging by the thumbs. Observations of births in wild and captive Pteropus show that after emergence...
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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.046
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
... posture, is exhibited by both males and females in encounters. The head raised posture prominently displays the sexually dimorphic gular colouration of adult C. rostralis and is used as a visual sexual recognition signal. In addition, copulatory postures in which the male grasps the female...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 36 (1): 55–58.
Published: 07 September 2012
... movement of the fore and/ or hindlimbs (e.g. hand-waving, foot-flagging and/or legflicking), movement of the body or posturing, and exhibition of a brightly coloured vocal sac (Hodl and Amezquita 2001; Hirschmann and Hodl 2006). Visual signalling is hypothesised to be an alternative or complementary mode...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (2): 134–138.
Published: 17 March 2014
... during the last hour of a frog's 2-2.5 hour exposure to a given temperature and are based on consecutive 734 Australian Zoologist 30(2) 10-minute measurements which are most representative of this period. We noted each frog's posture during these evaluations and recorded its body temperature by inserting...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 175–180.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... An observation of Little Red Flying-Foxes (Pteropus scapulatus) feeding on lerps. Aust. Mammal. 15: 143-45. An observation of Little Red Flying-Foxes (Pteropus scapulatus) feeding on lerps Aust. Mammal. 15 143 45 Martin, L., 1998. Posture and anatomical adaptations in neonatal flying-foxes (genus...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (1): 1–21.
Published: 04 October 2011
... of cluster of eggs attached to glass of aquarium; (c) Parallel head to tail posture, while female is spawning. Darker male waits below and numerous eggs can be seen attached to glass; (d) Parallel head to tail posture while spawning. Note the almost transparent skin mid ventrally on the abdomen of the female...
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Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (4): 510–516.
Published: 01 September 2015
... characteristics that are not stressful to sheltering frogs. Green and Golden Bell frogs that have been found in over-winter habitat are often inactive, adopting a body posture where the head is tucked down and limbs are drawn in tight against the flanks of the body (A. White pers. obs Examples of over-winter...
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Australian Zoologist (1990) 26 (2): 41.
Published: 01 June 1990
... difficult to meet. Meeting these demands has not been made any easier by the anti-intellectual and anti-science posturing of politicians in Canberra. The restrictions on funds for research, to CSIRO, and to the universities during the 1980s set back science in Australia by more than a decade. Of greatest...
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Australian Zoologist (1990) 26 (2): 41.
Published: 01 June 1990
... has not been made any easier by the anti-intellectual and anti-science posturing of politicians in Canberra. The restrictions on funds for research, to CSIRO, and to the universities during the 1980s set back science in Australia by more than a decade. Of greatest concern is the shortage of trained...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 22 (4): 7–10.
Published: 17 March 2014
... a.m. to 5 p.m., but with much time off. Australian Zoologist v +. re- .: . _ Dace10 gigas - calling posture, head and tail up 29 September Super Day Half-hearted tap-tapping from 8.30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Offer of sawdust to help bedding rejected and kicked out. 30 September Dull 6.30 a.m. to 8 a.m. Male...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 283–290.
Published: 14 October 2011
... recovered well from surgery and were released at their capture locations (10/12/2001). Each time a telemetered snake was radio-located, we recorded location, time, telemetry pulse interval, date, habitat, microhabitat, posture, % body exposed, % canopy cover, distance to nearest tree, height above ground...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (2): 265–266.
Published: 17 March 2014
..., is that it is used as a territorial and/or intraspecific warning signal. In low light conditions vocal signals, particularly relatively loud, high pitched calls such as those produced by G. queenslandiae, will carry further and are less prone to misinterpretation than visual displays such as body posturing or colour...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 434–439.
Published: 01 September 2018
... tightly coiled on top of female, in apparent mate-guarding posture. Fig 3. Lesions on adult male Carpet Python, putatively due to biting during male-male combat. The upper panel (a) shows older (healed) scars, whereas the lower panel (b) shows freshly-inflicted wounds.. Fig 4. Small adult male Carpet...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 375–378.
Published: 01 June 2017
... psychological responses and postures. We transform habits, motivations, and behaviors Some of what we took for granted in ourselves or in our life patterns is no longer viable or sustainable. Relearning the world thus requires that we make changes. (Attig 1996, 107-8) In short, mourning is a process...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (2): 238–245.
Published: 17 March 2014
... allometry in hind leg growth is the norm amongst most species of Australian agamids (Witten 1985). Leg allometry in lizards is influenced by two contrasting factors. The sprawling limb posture leads to long outlevers, requiring more muscle force to keep joints in equilibrium, unless the limbs are short...
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Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (4): 1029–1036.
Published: 02 December 2022
... a nesting burrow, which is longer and more complex than the shelters used for sleeping and resting (Grant, 1984). The eggs (about 17.5 mm in diameter) are probably laid on the abdomen where they are incubated by the mother adopting a curled posture (Grant, 1984). The incubation period is 10 -12 days (Thomas...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (2): 272–289.
Published: 01 December 2019
... of postures assumed while sleeping, partially awakened, combing itself and feeding (Figure 5). By contrast, Owen s paper On the Young of Ornithorhynchus paradoxus (Owen 1835) is a much more focussed and carefully structured scientific report, and the accompanying drawings of burrow young are carefully...
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Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (4): 501–507.
Published: 01 September 2015
... right-hand corner of the gallery, below a section of live bark. The frog was facing downwards with its head lifted off the wood surface, so presumably it was disturbed from a resting posture during peeling. The cavity width where it was found was between 7 and 11 mm. Giant Wood Moth Culama Wood Moth...