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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 118–128.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Tanja Strive; Tarnya E. Cox ABSTRACT The viral biocontrol agents Myxoma virus (MYXV) and Rabbit Haemorrhagic Disease Virus (RHDV1), released in 1950 and 1996 respectively, are the only control tools to have resulted in significant and lasting landscape-scale suppression of rabbit populations...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (2): 316–323.
Published: 17 March 2014
... stories are alike. As well, my experience has been that media coverage of them is not always as frivolous as some scientists would like to make out, and that some scientists are not always exactly forthcoming with the kind of objective information that they should be Attack of the killer rabbits: how...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (3): 369–378.
Published: 17 March 2014
... and the ‘pestilent' rabbit. Rabbit Bilby totemism Australia naturework Alexandra, J. 1996. The Great Escape. Habitat Australia April, pp.14-15. Andrew, J. and I. Robottom. 1995. Evaluation of Environmental Education Materials in Schools, Final Report. Australian Nature Conservation Agency...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (1): 49–55.
Published: 17 March 2014
...S. Phillips; K.R. Zenger; B.J. Richardson Rabbits have been present in the Sydney district since well before the Geelong release that provided the genetic stock of rabbits seen throughout most of Australia. In this study a comparison was made between the genetic variation present...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2001.004
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-2-7
... in central Australia demonstrate how rabbits are the dingo's main prey. That is so even in drought; but as rabbits become scarce, dingoes turn on red kangaroos as alternate prey. Populations of both species are suppressed at low levels by such predation for some time, even after good rains return. In other...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 140–150.
Published: 01 January 2019
... about wild dogs? Anne Kerle (Kerle Environmental) - The eastern grey kangaroo: a modern conservation dilemma. Tanja Strive and Tarnya Cox (CSIRO Health & Biosecurity) - Lethal biological control of rabbits - Recent public concerns around the most powerful tool available for landscape scale...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 463–533.
Published: 20 October 2011
... near Geelong and in about 1868 and 1871 near Ballarat did not persist. The prevalence of guns in the rural community, together with a culture of shooting animals for sport, and the broadscale deployment of poison to kill dingoes, feral dogs, and rabbits, apparently conspired to restrict the rapid...
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 41 (3): 608–642.
Published: 22 April 2021
... of NSW vegetation. From species pairwise interactions at sites, we found only limited evidence for significant interactions, and then only for the co-occurrence of fox-rabbit and fox-swamp wallaby, but no avoidance for any of the predators with each other. Camera records of the time of day of being...
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 41 (3): 417–432.
Published: 13 April 2021
... persisted regardless of rainfall. The activity of rabbits and small mammals was lower where dingoes were absent and fox activity was high, while the activity of macropods was higher in the absence of dingoes. Feral cat activity did not differ significantly between sites under different dingo management...
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Australian Zoologist (2004) 32 (4): 605–628.
Published: 01 December 2004
... in a reexamination of the temporal and spatial patterns of decline of these mammals. Shortridge collected a monotreme, 25 species of marsupial, 10 species of bat, 8 species of rodent, as well as rabbits and dingoes (a total of 46 species). He collected in five broad regions: mesic woodland sites in what is now...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 139–142.
Published: 01 October 2020
... accumulated between 2011 and 2018. A total of 12 mammal species was detected in the diet, with the Bush Rat Rattus fuscipes , Agile Antechinus Antechinus agilis , Sugar Glider Petaurus breviceps and Rabbit Oryctolagus cuniculus dominating. The diet also included three threatened species, the Eastern Pygmy...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1994.004
EISBN: 0-9599951-9-6
... Is there is a balance between wildlife conservation in western New South Wales and any other land management there? The answer is a resounding NO! The ecological functioning of the region is dominated by introduced systems of herbivory and predation: sheep; rabbits; feral goats; their partial...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 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 (2019) 40 (1): 5–12.
Published: 01 January 2019
... the scientific method, proposing that killing is not essential (the null hypothesis) and offering two working alternatives. The hypotheses are addressed with three conservation case studies of increasing likelihood that killing is essential. Examining spotted-tailed quoll, rabbit-affected ecosystems and New...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 409–413.
Published: 01 September 2018
... observed utilising wombat burrows included wombats, rabbits, macropods, possums, murids, foxes, cats and birds. The utilisation of wombat burrows by these species included entry into the burrow for shelter and hunting, and exploitation of the burrow entrance and spoil for foraging and potentially geophagic...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (3): 290–294.
Published: 17 March 2014
... . Page 388. L. Christensen. The Man Who Loved Tortoises . Page 322. N. Smith. Thank your mother for the rabbits: bilbies, bunnies and redemptive ecology . Page 369. Human-Animal Studies cross-disciplinary Australia International Anderson, K. 1995. Culture and nature at the Adelaide...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (4): 530–561.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Ian Abbott Information relating to the early decline of native mammal species in the western third of Australia, before the establishment of rabbits and foxes, was sought from recollections of oldtimers, archival records, historical documents, and searches of museum collections. Based...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (4): 533–562.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... In contrast, he recorded few threats in tropical Australia. Introduced foxes and cats, poisoning and trapping techniques to control rabbits, land clearing and hunting in localized areas, and regular burning of the forests were important factors in temperate Australia. He provides information of the timing...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (1): 76–100.
Published: 17 March 2014
... vulnerability to extinction. Flying foxes are long-lived, seasonal breeders, with a rigid, well-defined breeding season that is largely or wholly genetically determined. Unlike opportunistic, highly reproductive species, such as rabbits or mice, female flying foxes are unable to produce viable young before...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 36 (1): 120–124.
Published: 07 September 2012
.... It takes to the air by climbing to the top of palms and is sometimes killed by colliding with them. The eradication of the European Rabbit Oryctolagus cuniculus from Cabbage Tree Island in 1997 was undertaken to remove one of the threatening processes endangering P. leucoptera . This action has in turn...