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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
10.7882/FS.2002.040
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... The National Parks & Wildlife Service (NPWS) on the far north coast of NSW has been involved with issues of flying-fox damage to fruit crops since the early 1980s. Although shooting is an ineffective method of crop protection and is not the one preferred by the majority of fruit growers...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 698–710.
Published: 20 October 2011
...Anja Divljan; Kerryn Parry-Jones; Peggy Eby For several years, animal welfare concerns have been raised over the practice of shooting Grey-headed Flying-foxes (GHFF) in commercial fruit orchards in Australia, and the role of government agencies in licensing the kill. In NSW the practice is poorly...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
10.7882/FS.2002.036
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... committee to address management problems; 2) incentives are required to encourage/assist growers to net their orchards; 3) governments must make a serious commitment to an integrated and properly-funded research effort; 4) shooting under licence should continue until effective non-lethal alternatives...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
10.7882/FS.2007.016
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
.... Additional evidence is drawn from four ACT grazing properties where kangaroo populations are suppressed by shooting. Conclusions reached in relation to the five claims are: (1) M. giganteus does not give birth continuously all year; (2) kangaroo shooting in south eastern Australia can be timed to minimise...
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Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (3): 337–342.
Published: 14 April 2015
... in the form of extensive shooting for their meat. This paper describes the relationship of people with the Topknot Pigeon in the Illawarra through eyewitness accounts from the last century. There is a particular focus on the persevering culture of shooting and the endeavours to eliminate this. flock...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.070
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... Invertebrate minibeasts have often been used as focal points for the creation of innovative classroom experiences. However, behind every successful classroom activity lies a good biological knowledge for trouble-shooting, knowledge of children’s cognitive abilities and a capacity for embedding...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (3): 388–397.
Published: 17 March 2014
... inhospitable areas where horse and bullock teams perished. When the motorcar finally took over, the teamsters - the men who drove the teams of donkeys - simply set their donkeys free, as they had no wish to shoot them. Conditions were ideal for the donkeys to prosper in their feral state. They are now...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 24 (1): 65–72.
Published: 17 March 2014
... in the area from which dingoes were taken rather than a reduced offtake from the overall area. Half the dingoes were taken by trapping and 37% were shot, although shooting, which was more opportunistic than trapping, became relatively more common during the period. The sex ratio of the dingoes killed...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 383–430.
Published: 14 October 2011
... as a resource, overlook the ethical aspects of how we are treating other sentient beings.” In their 2006 review of the NSW Kangaroo Management Program, Olsen and Low concluded that shooting remains the most economical, humane and cost-effective way to cull/harvest kangaroos; rainfall is the overriding driver...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
10.7882/FS.2011.040
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... by control techniques employed by horticulturists to mitigate flying-fox damage, including shooting and netting. The NSW Department of Environment and Climate Change and the NSW Department of Primary Industries are working collaboratively to investigate flying-fox damage to commercial crops, quantify...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
10.7882/FS.2008.006
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... to the environment of the island, the koalas remain vulnerable to adverse welfare consequences not only via the effects of their own overpopulation (starvation etc) but also via possible informal attempts to limit their numbers by the deliberate introduction of disease or by shooting. ...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (3): 467–479.
Published: 14 July 2020
..., and shooting) and two non-lethal methods (livestock guardian dogs and fencing) for managing dingoes and their impact on livestock production, as well as the possibility of taking no management action. We included a brief description of each management method, and while fencing is usually used in conjunction...
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Australian Zoologist (2004) 32 (4): 543–585.
Published: 01 December 2004
... legislative devices used to manage the harvest were close seasons and establishment of sanctuaries, supported by various other measures .Animals were taken by baiting (cyanide), snaring and shooting. Control measures were ineffective in preventing breaches of the regulations, and widespread take occurred...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.008
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... is an unsophisticated perspective that has been utilised as an ideological counter-attack against societal concern with escalating environmental destruction. This perspective was adopted by some management agencies and many bat workers. It is a modified off-shoot of a more general assertion of the infinite resilience...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
10.7882/FS.2002.032
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... Flying-foxes come into conflict with fruit growers when they raid fruit crops in response to limited native food resources. A standard technique used by fruit growers to deter flying-foxes has been to shoot the animals as they enter the orchard. This activity has been regulated by National Parks...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
10.7882/FS.2002.041
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... flowering of eucalypts. When there is broad-scale failure of native foods in spring, flying-foxes raid orchards for ripening exotic fruit. These events are compounded by spring births in flying-foxes and potentially greater mortality from shooting in orchards. Dual benefits to flying-foxes and orchardists...