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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.032
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
... As with many public debates, the debate on climate change has a number of participants whose activities are influential, secretive and unethical. In the climate change debate, some fossil fuel corporations have funded apparently unrelated bodies which claim to have some scientific expertise or...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 14 July 2020
... with public acceptance of management of introduced animals (Hytten 2009, Letnic et al. 2012). Indeed, government biosecurity staff have reported that they ve been advised by their employer not to use dingo in communications specifically because using this term in relation to lethal control may elicit...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 143–178.
Published: 30 September 2020
... literature, numerous inaccuracies relating to the provenance of the photographs have entered into publication. These errors often go unchallenged and are blindly replicated in subsequent publications as truths. The perpetuation of such errors can only frustrate or complicate future research effort into the...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 04 June 2021
... bred on the site varied each season, a pattern that we have previously shown to be related to the value of the Southern Oscillation Index before the start of the season. Nest success rates varied considerably between species, but the overall success rate on the site was approximately 50%. We estimate...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 80–85.
Published: 01 October 2020
...J. K. Hanford; D. F. Hochuli; C. E. Webb ABSTRACT Urban freshwater wetlands have been identified as a potential source of mosquitoes of pest and public health concern in Australia. Mosquitoes most commonly associated with these habitats include Anopheles annulipes , Culex annulirostris , Culex...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 19 July 2021
... units are not identify either an exact or a consistent duration of the H A uZs tor aol ilaon gist 2021 Virtual fencing as a wildlife-vehicle collision mitigation measure Table 6. Output of logistic regression analysis of kangaroo vigilance in response to acoustic fence in relation to distance to unit...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 07 July 2021
... for invasive species challenges such as potential impacts on traditional notions (Johnston et al. 2016) and artificial food for threatened of public safety, security, privacy, liability and ownership species (Mo et al. 2021). The advent of remotely piloted (Clothier et al. 2015; Rao et al. 2016...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 28 December 2020
...Stephen M. Jackson; Peter J.S. Fleming; Mark D.B. Eldridge; Michael Archer; Sandy Ingleby; Rebecca N. Johnson; Kristofer M. Helgen ABSTRACT Taxonomy is the science of the classification of living things and comprises two main processes, defining taxa and naming them. In relation to the taxonomy of...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 19–41.
Published: 01 October 2020
... flying-foxes were discovered roosting in Kareela in February 2008, local residents and schools complained to the public land manager, Sutherland Shire Council. Concerns were mainly about the impacts of flying-fox faeces, noise and odour, and fear of disease. Initially, branches overhanging affected...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 283–286.
Published: 04 December 2020
...Radika J. Michniewicz; Jodie Danvers ABSTRACT Combined drainage/fauna culverts and dedicated fauna underpasses are routinely used to mitigate the potential barrier effects of roads and reduce road-related mortality. To determine the success of underpasses constructed as part the Pacific Highway...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 04 December 2020
..., greater impacts on native fish species than previously realised—especially for freshwater species. This review also documents a previously unknown, Murray-Darling-Basin-wide epizootic of Murray cod Maccullochella peelii in 1929–30, which may have contributed to strong declines in the related eastern...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 22 April 2021
... to the continued existence of pure dingo populations. Wilton (2001) stated: The effective conservation of the dingo in Australia requires that a purebred animal can be reliably distinguished from a hybrid domestic dog. Even though the dingo and the dog are closely related, differences in DNA...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 13 April 2021
... significant is rainfall (Fensham et al. 2005). Related vegetative productivity is then a key determinant of the abundance and distribution of many herbivorous species and the predators that prey on them (Dickman et al. 1999; Fensham et al. 2005; Letnic et al. 2005; Haythornthwaite and Dickman 2006; Letnic and...
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 41 (2): fmi–fmcliv.
Published: 09 April 2021
... before their expiration. Throughout the literature, numerous inaccuracies relating to the provenance of the photographs have entered into publication where they have been: 1. Erroneously dated: Paddle, 2012, p.841; Lang, 2014, p.501; Bailey, 2013, p.1371; Pask, 2014, p.1601; Fuller, 2013, p.1711; Moeller...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 27 October 2020
... conflict, we apply the principles of Elinor Ostrom’s multi-tiered framework and develop a SES relating to dingo management in the Australian rangelands. This SES posits variables influencing management practices for dingoes and identifies key management opportunities. We use the framework to categorise...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 25 February 2021
... manuscript. All authors gave final approval for publication. Funding M Letnic was funded by the Margaret Middleton Fund of the Australian Academy of Science and Australian Research Council (ADP0666574). M Lyons was funded by the Australian Research Council (LP150100972). Dingo fence creates alternate...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 585–604.
Published: 01 June 2020
... wildlife conservation in the future. Conservation managers and other key stakeholders need to capitalise on this information to increase public support for Australian wildlife, and encourage conservation action. Significant associations between attitude and some sociodemographic characteristics were...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 605–627.
Published: 01 June 2020
... capacity and reporting, as well as the support received from other stakeholders, NSW Wildlife Council (the peak body for the sector), veterinary professionals and government. We found that the volunteer wildlife rehabilitation sector in NSW provides a significant public good that is of high value to the...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 25 August 2020
... effective in relation to the dingo, particularly those yet to be formally investigated, and discuss some of the possible hurdles to implementation. We conclude by suggesting pathways for human-dingo coexistence, and the steps necessary for appropriately evaluating non-lethal tools. *Corresponding author...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 02 February 2021
... management and conservation efforts is the need to balance public safety with the value placed on the natural experience humans seek to have with the dingoes. Unreasonable public expectations about dingoes further complicate effective management. For example, dingoes are normally lean (i.e. some ribs or...