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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.050
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (1): 95–101.
Published: 01 January 2016
... in Warrumbungle National Park, New South Wales, Australia (31.304171 S, 149.015881 E) with measurements taken between the 26th and 30th of September 2014 inclusive. The study area consisted of a 100 m wide cleared valley floor with full exposure to the sun throughout the day and clear exposure to the night sky...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (4): 425–435.
Published: 17 March 2014
... the Sun Shines”. Bank Notes, August. Barr, Todd. 1990. No Swank Here? The Development of the Whitsundays as a Tourist Destination to the Early 1970s. Studies in North Queensland History. Townsville: James Cook University. Studies in North Queensland History Barrett, Charles. 1930. The Great...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 183–188.
Published: 14 October 2011
... speculated that thin, flat mounds were aligned north-south to create east and west faces, exposing the new building work to intense rays of the sun for much of the day, and thereby allowing it to dry quickly despite the humid conditions (Jack 1897). In 1910-11 the Swedish zoologist Eric Mjöberg led a Swedish...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 534–543.
Published: 20 October 2011
... in the Grey Nursery. The Sydney Morning Herald, p.5. Men escape circling shark. The Daily Telegraph, 13 Jan 2004, p. 11. McQuail, D. 1987. Mass Communication Theory: An Introduction (2nd ed.). Sage, London, UK. Mass Communication Theory: An Introduction My swim with monsters. The Sun-Herald...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 292–300.
Published: 17 March 2014
... late. There is little value in planning a departure time which, when transport flight time is added, puts the crew at the start of the first transect 15 minutes before the sun rises, because the lighting may be too flat. As the sun rises, its low angle may produce very contrasting shadows into which...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 16 October 2020
...) reads: Dingo Soak: It lies away out to the northward, where the long reaches of grey-green, sun-burnt plains come down to meet in a small, lonely gully, sparsely timbered with fire-blackened jam trees a still, silent, grass- fringed waterhole, where the wild folk have come to have a drink since those...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 74–79.
Published: 01 October 2020
... by a Mr. Bourke (and party) in October of the previous year. Judd s endearing photograph of two Thylacines basking in the sun of their enclosure [Fig. 3] must therefore have been taken on a subsequent and unrecorded visit to Beaumaris. On this return visit, Judd also took a group photograph of three...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (4): 446–457.
Published: 17 March 2014
..., Kensington. Little Penguin: Fairy Penguins in Australia Sun Herald. 2001. Blameless victim is certainly no Dingo. Sun Herald. 13 May, 2001. p15. The Australian. 2001. Hounded by critics. The Australian. 10 May, 2001. p5. Wienecke, B. C., Wooller , R. D. and Klomp, N. I. 1995. The ecology...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 22 (2): 6–7.
Published: 17 March 2014
... towers. Then as now, the poem by Tmnyson really does things to me, inside. Aquila audax Wedge-tailed Eagle "He clasps the crag with crooked hands; ''Close to the sun in lonely lands "Ring'd with the azure world he stands" Looking back to those years of 1958-1970, when I was active in my middle age, I oft...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 198–203.
Published: 14 October 2011
... be a strategy to select thermally more suitable nesting sites, as areas of sun and shade may be determined although on many if not most occasions the sun is obscured by heavy cloud cover during the nesting process. Freshwater turtles in general show a preference for more sun exposed sites to construct nests...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 309–316.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of surveying less area for the same flight time, is to count from one side of the aircraft only. It is clear that "away from the sun" counting is much easier than "towards the sun" counting. Using only one observer to count away from the sun would reduce personnel requirements considerably, and possibly...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (1): 59–61.
Published: 01 January 2016
... of the same species (Diamond 1986; Madden et al. 2004). The bowers are made from leaves, sticks, vines, grasses, and other suitable materials (Hansell 2007). Some species paint the bower walls with charcoal or their colourful saliva, whereas others decorate with leaves, pieces of plastic, glass, sun- bleached...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 422–429.
Published: 01 June 2017
... by the California Academy of Sciences and ranged from exploring the concept of geological scale i.e. did the earliest humans live at the same time as the dinosaurs? to how long does it take the Earth to go around the Sun? and Deficit and decline in Australian science; when shall we learn? Pauline M Ross1,3...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (2): 324–328.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of subacute dosages on temperature tolerance J. Linnean Soc. 59 79 83 Levi V., 1997. Does this frog ring a bell? Sun-Herald Statewide. Dec 14: 5. Mann R. and Alexander E., 1997. The toxicity of some common pesticide surfactants to the tadpoles of Australian frogs. Third World Congr. Herpet...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 04 June 2021
... #2:Two neonates #3: Mature #4: Mature female #5: Mature female unsexed unsexed 20 September 27 October 2015 2015 1000 hours Date Late 2013 March 2014 13 May 2014 1130 hours Overcast, patchy Time Sunny, light cloud sun, ~22oC. Climate Unknown Unknown 1145 hours cover, ~19oC. Active in patchy Behaviour...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 283–290.
Published: 14 October 2011
... tubes (mimicking dorsal colouration of the snakes) on the ground in sun-exposed situations. The data-loggers recorded temperatures every two hours from 12 30 December 2001. Results of Field Study Morphology Of 17 snakes captured at the study site, all were adults (8 males, 9 females). Body sizes were...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 505–509.
Published: 01 May 2020
...., Feng, Y., Chen, Y., Sun, X., Zhang, Y., P., Feng, Y., Kremitzki, C., Mitreva, M., Glasscock, J., Wylie, Marsh, G.A., Crameri, G., Broder, C.C., Frey, K.G., Wang, T., Wohldmann, P., Thiru, P., Nhan, M.N., Pohl, C.S., Smith, L.-F. and Wang, J. 2013. Comparative analysis of bat genomes S.M., Hou, S...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 26–30.
Published: 01 December 2017
..., it is not feasible to kill insects individually as we do with cattle or pigs. Current methods for killing insects include freezing, sun-drying and boiling or frying live insects. As Australia generally has very stringent animal care and ethics regulations in relation to domestic livestock and native wildlife, more...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 25 (3): 95–98.
Published: 17 March 2014
... students ideas and proposals. My Christmas holidays in the sun evaporated when one of my students, Peter Shields, won the Summer Science Prize for his project on the distribution biomass of Antartic plankton. The prize was a trip for the student and his teacher to an Australian base in Antartica to do...