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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 1–11.
Published: 01 October 2020
... witnesses to a Thylacine capture have enabled us to piece together the life history of one of the last captive specimens. This account raises important questions over the accepted sequencing of the final two Thylacines on display at the Hobart Zoo. Thylacine Thylacinus cynocephalus Beaumaris Zoo...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 129–133.
Published: 12 September 2014
... capture of vertebrates in the central bucket, which has a larger catchment than the peripheral buckets. Study Area And Methods The survey sites were all in the Desert Uplands bioregion of north-central Queensland, which lies within Australia s Pit B or not Pit B? The pitfall array is the question. A.S...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 24 February 2021
... domestic dog genes into dingo populations, particularly in southeastern Australia, and the impact this has on conservation goals. However, the discovery of biogeographic subdivision within dingoes raises questions about the accuracy of the current methods used for estimating dog vs dingo ancestry. I...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 241–253.
Published: 11 November 2020
... abundance patterns of Sambar Deer in south-eastern Australia. We present the results of a field survey of Sambar Deer in the Critically Endangered Mountain Ash ( Eucalyptus regnans ) forests of the Central Highlands, Victoria. Our key question was: What factors influence detections of Sambar deer (based on...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 231–240.
Published: 11 November 2020
... adaptive management and question-driven approach. * Author for correspondence: stephen.kearney@uq.edu.au Monitoring reptiles mammals arid ecology adaptive management conservation protected area night parrot Introduction Deserts and other arid environments are often characterised as boom...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 19 July 2021
... sounds 2 km-long stretch of Sippy Downs Drive, Sippy Downs on the behaviour of kangaroos remains questionable (26º42 53.1 S, 153º03 38.4 E) in Queensland, Australia (Bender 2003; Coulson and Bender 2019). (Figure 1). Sippy Downs Drive is a locally controlled four- lane road (two lanes each direction...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 04 June 2021
... areas of ornithology. common. One example of such a study, which has been Therefore, we have presented our data mainly as a on-going for at least 30 years, is that of Holmes (2011), description, with minimal discussion of all the issues which addressed temporal changes, demography, and the and questions...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 04 June 2021
... this record becomes management action 16.3 of Cogger et al. (1993). a descriptive note of what may now be an extirpated population remains in question. Furthermore, the severity Lobethal Bushland Park also provides opportunity for and deleterious impacts of the recent catastrophic targeted surveys for...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 22 April 2021
... park or private property, especially agricultural land. It is in that context that we address a basic attribute of populations, namely distribution (Lunney 1986). In the course of determining the distribution, opportunities arose to capture more information, such as asking additional questions on a...
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 41 (2): fmi–fmcliv.
Published: 09 April 2021
... Questions whether the Burrell chicken-eating series [MRB 24-28] was taken at the Healesville Sanctuary in Victoria (c1900), rather than at the Beaumaris Zoo in 1912. 20 Credits a photograph of the resting O May Thylacine [MRB 2] as having been taken at Hobart Zoo, rather than at the Beaumaris Zoo. 21...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 404–406.
Published: 01 May 2020
... Following the first session of the forum, we held a question and answer session facilitated by Paul Willis. The presentations covered by this plenary session were: Unravelling the secret behaviour of animals using animal-borne camera (Catherine Herbert et al. Sydney University) Large-scale, low...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 433–437.
Published: 01 May 2020
... Following the second session of the forum, we held a question and answer session facilitated by Paul Willis. The presentations covered by this plenary session were: Back to the future: Aerial surveillance from ‘blimps’ for ecology and conservation (Kye Adams et al. University of Wollongong) Using...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 510–513.
Published: 01 May 2020
... Following the fourth session of the forum, we held a question and answer session facilitated by Paul Willis. The presentations covered by this plenary session were: What can we do with poo: genetic analysis of scat samples to inform the conversation Tasmanian Devil? (Catherine Grueber et al...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 364–378.
Published: 01 May 2020
.... When combined with GPS mapping of foraging locations, this approach would allow researchers to address questions on diet selection at both fine (within patch) and broad (habitat) spatial scales, overcoming some of the limitations of traditional diet selection methodologies. However, animal capture and...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 487–491.
Published: 01 May 2020
... Following the third session of the forum, we held a question and answer session facilitated by Paul Willis. The presentations covered by this plenary session were: Citizen science for turtles: Risk, potentials and successes (Claudia Santori, University of Sydney) Unleashing the potential of...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 02 March 2021
... make. We have a tourism business and after talking about dingoes to members of the West Australian public for any length of time, I will inevitably get the question: are they dingoes or are they wild dogs? The simple asking of this question exposes the trickery to which Australians have been subjected...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 254–282.
Published: 03 December 2020
... individual s information would not be identifiable. Participants were asked 51 questions about their interactions with free-living native animals across three broad categories: (1) extent and nature of their involvement and contribution; (2) importance and usefulness of their formal training and ongoing...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 04 December 2020
...-turbid river systems. In any case, the effects of past epizootics on the conservation status of some native fish species persist to this day. Similarly, key questions remain regarding the effect of S. parasitica on wild fish that have experienced angler handling or environmental stress, and on eggs and...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 27 October 2020
... utilitarian grounds (Ramp and Bekoff 2015) despite growing ethical concerns voiced by environmental and animal welfare groups (Philip 2019) and questions around the efficacy of these methods (Stone et al. 2017; van Eeden et al. 2018a, 2018b). The Australian livestock industry itself is increasingly developing...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 16 October 2020
.... Brindabella & Wee Jasper Valleys Cooperative wild dog/ fox control plan, July 2002-June 2005. (NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service: Queanbeyan). Ballard, G. and Fleming, P. 2016. Death by dingo: outsourcing pest control raises uncomfortable questions. In The Conversation 08/08/2016...