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Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (2): 608–630.
Published: 18 August 2022
...Helen C Stevens; David M Watson ABSTRACT The interacting effects of drought and fire on ecological communities are poorly understood. Long-term studies in the Warrumbungle Mountains, central-west New South Wales, subject to drought and fire during the past 21 years, enabled their separate...
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Australian Zoologist (2022)
Published: 09 May 2022
... of Abundance of Birds Along a Transect in Kings Park, Perth: A longterm study. Harry F. Recher Senior Fellow, Australian Museum Research Institute, 1 William Street, Sydney, NSW, 2000, and Veterinary and Life Sciences, Murdoch University, Murdoch,WA 6150, Australia. email: hfrecher@gmail.com Frequency...
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Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (3): 752–769.
Published: 02 March 2022
...Matthew Mo; Lorraine Oliver; Kylie Coutts-McClelland; Nathaly Jones; Joshua Gregory ABSTRACT The management of a Grey-headed Flying-fox Pteropus poliocephalus camp in Berry, New South Wales, is a case study of the challenges faced by local councils and state environment agencies trying to address...
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 42 (1): 130–145.
Published: 18 August 2021
... knowledge sharing citizen science Phascolarctos cinereus threats Using wildlife rehabilitator surveys to identify threats: a case study of koalas in Victoria, Australia K. R. Ashman1, 2, D. J. Watchorn1 and D. A. Whisson1 1 Deakin University, Burwood, Australia. Centre for Integrative Ecology...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (3): 568–579.
Published: 11 August 2020
...Bradley P. Smith; Shennai G. Palermo; Lyn Watson As we enter an era of global mass extinctions, it is important to tackle wildlife research and conservation from multiple fronts, including those made available by wildlife organisations, zoos and sanctuaries. Captive studies are particularly useful...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 364–378.
Published: 01 May 2020
... for an average of 19 h. Kangaroo-cams were deployed on seven kangaroos as a proof of concept of their potential utility for the study of location specific behaviour and diet in a medium-sized terrestrial herbivore. Following device recovery and data processing, we were able to successfully score 83 foraging...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 407–415.
Published: 01 May 2020
... study observing marine megafauna Kye Adams1*, Allison Broad1, David Ruiz-García2, Andrew R. Davis1 1School of Earth, Atmospheric and Life Sciences and Centre for Sustainable Ecosystems Solutions, University of Wollongong, NSW, 2522 Australia 2Marine Zoology Unit, Cavanilles Institute of Biodiversity...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 591–609.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Denis A. Saunders; Rick Dawson ABSTRACT The endangered Western Australian endemic Carnaby's Cockatoo Calyptorhynchus latirostris was studied by Denis Saunders from 1968 to 1996, and by Rick Dawson and Denis Saunders from 2009 to 2016. One breeding population at Coomallo Creek in the northern...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 194–206.
Published: 01 January 2018
...V.J. Cole; P.A. Hutchings; P.M. Ross ABSTRACT Loss of habitat is considered to be one of the major threats to biodiversity. This is of concern because habitats created by bioengineering species support and enhance local biodiversity. The present study investigated the abundance and distribution...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 296–344.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Daniel Lunney; Ben Hope; Ian Shannon Our aim in this study is to provide the first ever quantitative, historical and map–based information of what fauna has been studied and recorded both outside and inside the protected areas of New South Wales (NSW), which are principally National Parks...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (2): 192–202.
Published: 01 January 2016
... Immunofluorescence (DIF) and Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) of swabs; its impact evaluated by clinical examination. Chlamydia was not detected on French Island. At the end of the study, 16 out of 17 koalas were Chlamydia antibody positive, and 11 out of 16 were also positive for the presence of Chlamydia in the uro...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (3): 321–336.
Published: 24 November 2014
.... raniformis are rare and their success (or lack of success) is poorly documented in the literature. In this study, we detail the translocation of a population of L. raniformis from a farm dam being destroyed for residential development to a purpose-built wetland 480 m away. The population was translocated...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 173–177.
Published: 21 March 2014
... if ever found in water bodies without siblings with which they can interact (Anstis 2013). The aim of this study was to determine the effect of raising tadpoles in isolation on tadpole growth, development, mass at metamorphosis, larval duration and metamorph maximum hop distance. This was achieved...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 110–117.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Maritza de Oliveira; Geoffrey Smith; Luke Hogan A pilot study, using remotely deployed ultrasonic bat detectors, was undertaken in the Conondale Ranges as part of a research programme to assess the impacts of wet sclerophyll logging on native wildlife. The remote system was of the voice activated...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 71–81.
Published: 17 March 2014
... Ornithological Union Conservation Statement No. 10. Saunders, D. A., 1989. Changes in the avifauna of a region, district and remnant as a result of fragmentation of native vegetation: the wheatbelt of Western Australia. A case study. Biol. Cons. 50: 99-135. Changes in the avifauna of a region, district...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (4): 441–460.
Published: 19 September 2013
...David Lindenmayer; David Blair; Lachlan McBurney; Sam Banks; John Stein; Richard Hobbs; Gene Likens; Jerry Franklin We present a detailed case study of conservation and restoration of the Australian arboreal marsupial Leadbeater's Possum (Gymnobelideus leadbeateri) and its Mountain Ash forest...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (2): 169–174.
Published: 07 February 2013
...). Therefore, this technique may only be feasible for studies of close range morphology or where parameters that can not otherwise be easily obtained, such as surface area and contours, are required. fauna digging morphology beeswax casting Varanus sp. casting digital modelling photogrammetry...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.022
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
... Koalas are prime candidates to study the impact of climate change because they are specialised folivores and lack any ready means of avoiding weather extremes. Koalas are widely but patchily distributed throughout eastern mainland Australia. Efforts to protect them from landscape-scale threats...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.023
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
... training in field biology in undergraduate and graduate zoology programs. The projects undertaken by such students are, of necessity, short-term and typically vary between several months and two years of field work. In this paper we consider if such projects are compatible with studying the effects...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 458–462.
Published: 20 October 2011
... phosphorus in freshwater samples using persulfate digestion. International Journal of Environmental Studies 27: 267-275. Simultaneous determination of total nitrogen and total phosphorus in freshwater samples using persulfate digestion International Journal of Environmental Studies 27 267 275...