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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (1): 56–61.
Published: 17 March 2014
... the forest environment during non-breeding times has not been documented. Short-term movements and habitat use by the threatened Green-thighed Frog Litoria brevipalmata (Anura: Hylidae) in mid-coastal New South Wales Francis L. Lemckert 1 and Cameron Slatyer 2,3 1Research & Development Division, State...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 719–746.
Published: 20 October 2011
... mykiss Short-finned Eel Brook Char Rainbow Trout Brown Trout NSW streams Anon. 1964. First liberation made of Atlantic Salmon. The Fisherman. Journal of State Fisheries of New South Wales. 1(8): 16-17. First liberation made of Atlantic Salmon. The Fisherman Journal of State Fisheries...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 431.
Published: 14 October 2011
... climate mitigation and sustainable land use outcomes. Climate change and land clearing: a short note C. A. McAlpine 1, J.I. Syktus 2, and J.G.Ryan1 1 The University of Queensland, School of Geography, Planning and Environmental Management, Centre for Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, Qld...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 154–159.
Published: 14 October 2011
...A. Hulbert; Lyn Beard; Gordon Grigg The short-beaked echidna ( Tachyglossus aculeatus ) is an exceptionally long-living mammal having a maximal lifespan of ~50 years. This is about four times that predicted from its body mass and, consequently, its longevity quotient is ~4. This longevity quotient...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (3): 432–442.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Alistair Glen; Jeff Short The sheep grazing industry has been an economic mainstay of New South Wales from the early period of European settlement. The dingo quickly established itself as a predator of sheep and a pest of the pastoral industry. In the latter decades of the nineteenth century...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (4): 533–562.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Jeff Short; John Calaby Charles Hoy, a collector for the US Museum of Natural History, spent three years in Australia (1919-1922) collecting at more than a dozen locations around Australia. He collected over one thousand specimens of mammals of more than 100 species. This paper collates the species...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 633–648.
Published: 20 October 2011
... of landscapes of fear. Behavioural Ecology 19: 475-82. When foraging and fear meet: using foraging hierarchies to inform assessments of landscapes of fear Behavioural Ecology 19 475 82 Short, J. 1998. The extinction of rat-kangaroos (Marsupialia : Potoroidae) in New South Wales, Australia...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (1): 97–103.
Published: 07 October 2011
...Andrew Burbidge; Jeff Short; Phillip Fuller The Boodie or Burrowing Bettong Bettongia lesueur became extinct on the Australian mainland by about 1960 but, in some areas, left evidence of its previous distribution in the form of relict landscape features, which remain widespread in arid areas...
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Australian Zoologist (2004) 32 (4): 605–628.
Published: 01 December 2004
...Jeff Short Guy Shortridge made extensive collections of mammals in southern Western Australia in the years 1904 to 1907, less than 80 years after first European settlement of the area. This paper reviews Shortridge's unpublished letters and the published papers that resulted from his collections...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.022
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.005
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-3-4
... This paper looks at how a retail native mammal pet industry may be structured and regulated. The factors which determine a native mammal's suitability to pet keeping are reviewed. The paper also presents a short list of species with sufficient potential to warrant evaluation as pets. This short...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 646–657.
Published: 01 December 2018
... to high winter temperatures, but negatively to high summer temperatures during the year prior to sampling. Short-term responses to precipitation were idiosyncratic, but longer-term responses were positive, peaking at fourteen months and probably driven indirectly through precipitation impacts on plant...
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Australian Zoologist (2023)
Published: 20 January 2023
...Christopher I. MacGregor; Natasha M. Robinson; Wade Blanchard; David B. Lindenmayer ABSTRACT Dense ground cover and understory can be important as diurnal shelter for terrestrial mammals. Fire can lead to the short-term removal of much of this shelter. Here, we report on the shelter site selection...
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Australian Zoologist (2022)
Published: 11 November 2022
..., this individual has since become known as “Migaloo”, which is a First Nations meaning for “white fella”. In this short note we present the first extensive sighting history of Migaloo collected via scientific and citizen science efforts. This provides evidence of Migaloo’s presence in both Australian and New...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (1-2): 85–92.
Published: 17 March 2014
... species. Changes in the composition and numbers of species of this assemblage were assessed on both a long-term and short-term basis. The long-term study covered a period of 19 years; the short-term study was from March to May 1986. While considerable variation was observed in the numbers of the component...
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Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (2): 223–242.
Published: 31 August 2022
... in the short-term (< 2 years post fire) and do not appear to be a feasible management tool. With the increasing frequency and extent of wildfires the most important factor for P. papuensis to persist in the landscape into the future is the protection of its habitat through ensuring sensitive management...
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Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (2): 304–325.
Published: 10 August 2022
..., and reptiles were consumed disproportionately more by Red Foxes in burnt compared to unburnt sites. Although the short-term nature of this study and low scat sample size limited detailed insights, our rapid survey was an effective tool to gain preliminary data on species responses to the 2019–20 megafires...
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Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (2): 256–277.
Published: 09 May 2022
... 12–16 months post-fire. The results suggest that the fire had short-term effects on the two species of Antechinus , most likely by depleting populations of their prey, while the demography of R. fuscipes was scarcely affected by fire owing to its ability to switch food groups within its already...
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 41 (4): 794–802.
Published: 12 July 2021
... to ensuring Australia’s protection of these marine mammals as both subspecies were heavily exploited during historical whaling. This short note documents pygmy blue whale sightings in New South Wales waters over the last 18 years. Observations were opportunistically made via citizen science and verified...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 118–126.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Garry Webb The effectiveness of various pitfall trap designs and pitfall/drift fence systems for sampling small ground-dwelling lizards and frogs in the forests of southeastern Australia was examined. Pitfall/drift fence systems employing long drift fences were more effective than short or no-fence...