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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1992
10.7882/RZSNSW.1992.001
... The alarm cause d by a live crocodile in the courtroom graphically illustrates the recent emergence of zoology as the subject of litigation. There are noticeable difference s between the aims and style of a zoologist and a lawyer in the presentation of material. Given these differences...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (3): 322–331.
Published: 17 March 2014
... with the conservation of the Western Swamp Tortoise is intended to give a lively sense of science-in-action. Using a reflective essay style, it explores the story of the captive breeding of Pseudemydura umbrina within the social context of science, and includes a discussion of relevant ethical and political issues...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
10.7882/FS.2008.029
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... at feeding sites and nutritional problems. Management strategies aim to control access, visitor numbers, the nature and quality of provisioned food and the educational value of the viewing experience. Management styles cater for different circumstances and include wild bird feeding operations, wildlife...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.031
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... The sea star genus Patiriella in Australia has the greatest diversity of life histories known for the Asteroidea. While the adults have similar phenotypes and life styles, their larvae are highly divergent. Patiriella includes species with unmodified development through typical feeding...
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Australian Zoologist (2023) 43 (1): 143–144.
Published: 14 March 2023
... on Opossum phenotypes first discusses size variation. I wish that the weight distribution graph had been accompanied with a data table, although these can be found in the references cited in this section. The morphology section then takes readers on a usefully illustrated, classical morphology-style journey...
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Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (3): 424.
Published: 14 April 2015
... of was, public education, or public relations regarding grey-headed flying-foxes at Bellingen, NSW, in a simple, flying-foxes. Each photo is accompanied by scientifically conversational style that reveals the yearly cycle of their accurate but minimal text written in a non-scientific movements and behaviours...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 36 (4): 438–440.
Published: 28 January 2014
... ethics of love, contingency, and desire . If I were to give the book a genre, then I would say it fills the gaps between savagery, sentience, spirituality, and synergism. Written from perspectives acquired during studies of anthropology, philosophy, history, culture and religion, Rose s style...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 24 (4): 193–196.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... (A) Tip of the style, with fhe plate-like pollen presenter (about 3 mm long) surrounding the small, dimple-like stigma. Some of the flower's own pollen grains are evident around the margin of the pollen presenter. (B) Arrangement of flowers on an inflorescence (about 7 crn long), in which "0" indicates...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (2): 288–297.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of two major themes in the modern press: human-interest stories and sensationalism. This style, argues Barrat (1986), is a result of the free press of the 19th century, with its ideals of unfettered political news and social comment, succumbing to the pressure of advertisers appealing to a predominantly...
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 41 (3): 291–295.
Published: 28 October 2021
... of asking a seemingly simple question, and pulling questions and answers from sometimes reluctant audience members and authors. Paul s trademark style calmed some frayed nerves, and provided an antidote to points that grate on others. Do read the plenary sessions, there are many new ideas and challenges...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (2): 329–357.
Published: 01 December 2019
... 40 (2) 339 Whitley Awards 2018 SCIENCE COMMUNICATION Besides the central messages about cane toad biology, the writing style is a sheer delight. It is erudite, witty CANE TOAD WARS and delightfully Australian. For the last few years at the University of Sydney, I have enjoyed chatting to Rick in Rick...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 590–609.
Published: 01 September 2017
... many of the previous encyclopaedic- style reference books by listing some of the charismatic species and making some glib statements about the marsupials and monotremes as primitive mammals. Instead, they have gathered the people who actually work on these species and got them to describe these animals...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (1): 126.
Published: 02 June 2014
... of new (mostly accessible style, and will appeal to a wide audience. insect) pests that were capable of devastating crops. In an Turvey s final chapter is compelling. After witnessing and age where insecticides were crude and mostly ineffective living with the effects of a disastrous scientific decision...
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Australian Zoologist (2023) 43 (2): 390–408.
Published: 17 November 2023
..., with the islands of Brampton, Newry and Rabbit also receiving attention but often with some speculation about their koalas origins. The koala population of St Bees Island is perhaps the most widely documented in Queensland, with the book by Lionel Berck titled St. Bees Island: Its History, Life-styles and Tales...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (2): 235–256.
Published: 01 January 2016
... lose one? height, diet, courtship rituals and running speed. All I looked and I looked and I didn t actually want to lose any of this is told in a warm, descriptive style that would be them. However, Graham had drawn Scraggle Gums in such very appealing to young readers. The illustrations by a way...
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Australian Zoologist (2023) 43 (2): 192–198.
Published: 10 November 2023
... Zanda_specimens_all_original_supplementary_ tablexlsx A thorough genetic analysis of black cockatoos with yellow subterminal tail bands in the style of the study performed by Ewart et al. (2020) on the redtailed species (genus Calyptorhynchus) would provide more definitive evidence as to the degree and timing of separation among the three...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 35 (4): 996–1004.
Published: 29 January 2012
... 9781921073618 & 9781921073601, $19.95 997 Whitley awards AustralianZoologist volume 35 (4)2011 Densey has a long history of writing natural history books. Her writing style is easy going and in a conversational style but she still gets the information across. She doesn t shy from using scientific terms...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 200–204.
Published: 30 September 2020
.... This is conducive with Figure 5. Adult Mixophyes iteratus with the hind foot of a Striped Marsh Frog Limnodynastes peronii extruding from its mouth. Mammy Johnsons River, Stroud NSW. Photo, J. Hodges. the generalist and opportunistic diet of a sit and wait foraging style (Toft 1980). This contrasts with the trend...