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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...
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Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (2): 631–642.
Published: 04 January 2022
...David Lindenmayer; Elle Bowd; Chris MacGregor; Lachlan McBurney ABSTRACT Fire can have marked impacts on biodiversity and on ecosystem condition. However, it is the sequence of multiple fires over a prolonged period of time which can have the most marked effects on biodiversity and on ecosystem...
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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...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 434–439.
Published: 01 September 2018
... at the site. Bouts progressed from stereotyped wrestling to vigorous biting, causing severe lesions. This (apparently successful) mate defence constitutes the first report of prolonged mate-guarding behaviour in any pythonid species. * Corresponding author email: [email protected] © 2018...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 206–224.
Published: 05 June 2014
... average rainfall in the spring and summer of 2008/2009. These observations indicate that productivity and avian abundance in these semi-arid woodlands (200 – 300 mm annual rain) decline with average rainfall. Episodes of high and possibly prolonged rainfall are required to restore productivity and allow...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 173–177.
Published: 21 March 2014
... raised in isolation experienced slower growth and development, which resulted in a prolonged larval duration and reduced mass and jump distance at metamorphosis. These results suggest that conspecific interactions are important for healthy growth and development of striped marsh frog larvae...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (1): 1–15.
Published: 17 March 2014
... in zoological works, the photograph's prolonged uncritical reception demonstrates the deceptive potential of photography and suggests that we see what we are conditioned to see. Thylacine extinct animals animal representation human-animal relations photography Anderson, C. 1921...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 276–282.
Published: 14 October 2011
...Sean FitzGibbon; Craig Franklin The ability of freshwater turtles to exchange respiratory gases with their aquatic environment is well known and facilitates prolonged dive durations among several species. Three main sites have been implicated in aquatic respiration (skin, cloaca and buccopharynx...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1994
10.7882/RZSNSW.1994.018
EISBN: 0-9599951-9-6
... the 1830s and the late 1870s. Along with the adjoining area in South Australia, the land and vegetative resource was devastated over a large percentage of the area by the combination of rabbit plagues, high stock numbers, severe economic depression and prolonged drought at the turn of the century. Evidence...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 576–580.
Published: 01 December 2018
...). Preoccupation with fads and bits of kit Ecology has long been plagued by fads and ill-conceived or poorly defined concepts. This approach does not help promote a culture of careful question-setting or foster a psyche of making prolonged sets of repeated measurements. Moreover, a culture has developed...
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 41 (4): 801–802.
Published: 07 July 2021
... and steep slopes. Finally, the devastating summer bush fires of 2019-2020 after prolonged drought burnt not only vast areas of eucalypt forest, but made major incursions into adjacent rainforests. This was a major extinction event, especially for many narrow range terrestrial invertebrate taxa. Williams...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (3): 377–380.
Published: 17 March 2014
... 46: 408-409. Olsson, M.M. and Shine, R. 1998. Chemosensory mate recognition may facilitate prolonged mate guarding by male snow skinks, Niveoscincus microlepidotus. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 43: 359-363. Richards, J.D. 1990. Size related physiology and morphology in the skink, Egernia...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (3): 406–409.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... A review of Elliot trapping methods for small mammals in Australia. Australian Mammalogy 23: 77-87. A review of Elliot trapping methods for small mammals in Australia Australian Mammalogy 23 77 87 Williams, J.L., Rogers, A.G. and Adler, A.P. 1990. Prolonged exposure to conspecific and predator...
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Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (2): 502–513.
Published: 13 July 2022
...). These guidelines further recommend these ecosystems should be protected from wildfire in extreme conditions or after prolonged drought. Fire severity is generally mapped through the analysis of satellite imagery to detect ecosystem changes (Keeley 2009; Collins et al. 2018), particularly changes to vegetation...
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Australian Zoologist (2023) 43 (1): 15–36.
Published: 02 February 2023
... was distinguished in two ways: feeding on nectar involved rapid, movements of the tongue and prolonged probing into a flower, whereas arthropods are taken with a distinct snap and rapid movement of the head. In analyses, flush chase , hover hawk , and hawk were combined as hawk ; hover glean foliage...