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Australian Zoologist (2014) 21 (1): 105–107.
Published: 17 March 2014
...R. W. Dunn An experiment lasting for six months, on two initially homogeneous sibling groups of young Krefft's tortoises, Emydura krefftii, showed that pigmentation in these tortoises was influenced by the colour of the substrate upon which they lived. CANN, J. (1978). Tortoises of Australia...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (3): 322–331.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Liana Joy Christensen The captive breeding and management of the Western Swamp Tortoise Pseudemydura umbrina is a major zoological success story. Yet such programs do not operate in a social vacuum, and they have many critics. Science is a human activity and, as such, indivisible from social values...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.032
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
... Three species of freshwater tortoise, Emydura macquarii, Chelodina longicollis and C . expansa, occur in the River Murray. Previous evidence predicts that the populations of tortoises in the Murray may be in decline due to predation on nests by introduced foxes. This paper attempts...
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 41 (4): 773–777.
Published: 04 June 2021
... past the carapace (Maryan and Gaikhorst 2005). In the United States Eastern Diamondback rattlesnakes (Crotalus adamanteus), indigo snakes (Drymarchon corais) and Eastern coachwhips (Masticophis flagellum) are known to predate on young gopher tortoises (Butler and Sowell 1996; Perez-Heydrich et al. 2012...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 568–575.
Published: 01 December 2018
.... 1997. A proposal to standardize data collection and implications for management of the wood turtle, Clemmys insculpta, and other freshwater turtles in Ontario, Canada. Pp. 203 209 in Proceedings: Conservation, Restoration, and Management of Tortoises and Turtles An International Conference. Edited...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 198–203.
Published: 14 October 2011
... and Biochemical Zoology 79 274 281 Cann, J., 1998. Australian freshwater turtles. Beaumont Publishing Pty Ltd, Singapore. Australian freshwater turtles Clay, B.T., 1981. Observations on the breeding biology and behaviour of the long-necked tortoise, Chelodina oblonga. Journal of the Royal...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (3): 379–384.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... and Legler, J. 1994. The Mary River tortoise: a new genus and species of chelid from Queensland, Australia (Testudines: Pleurodira). Chelonian Conservation and Biology 1: 81-96. The Mary River tortoise: a new genus and species of chelid from Queensland, Australia (Testudines: Pleurodira). Chelonian...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 822–825.
Published: 20 October 2011
... Zealand. Turtle and Tortoise Newsletter 10: 15-18. The Red-Eared Slider Turtle (Trachemys scripta elegans) in New Zealand Turtle and Tortoise Newsletter 10 15 18 Gibbons, J. W. 1990. The Slider Turtle. Pp. 3-18 in Life History and Ecology of the Slider Turtle. Edited by J. W. Gibbons and H. W...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (3): 290–294.
Published: 17 March 2014
... . Page 388. L. Christensen. The Man Who Loved Tortoises . Page 322. N. Smith. Thank your mother for the rabbits: bilbies, bunnies and redemptive ecology . Page 369. Human-Animal Studies cross-disciplinary Australia International Anderson, K. 1995. Culture and nature at the Adelaide...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (4): 436–445.
Published: 17 March 2014
... and beliefs about frogs in north-east Arnhem Land may be at risk of changing or disappearing as native frogs come under the threat of introduced species, such as the cane toad Bufo marinus. The disappearance of native species (like frogs, tortoises) will generate an alteration of totem species, which...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (2): 326–327.
Published: 01 December 2019
... Journal of the Linnean Society 118, 241 260. (2018). Turtles in Trouble: The World s 25+ Most Endangered Tortoises and Freshwater Turtles - 2018. Turtle Conservation Georges, A., Adams, M., and McCord, W. (2002). Coalition: IUCN SSC Tortoise and Freshwater Turtle Specialist Electrophoretic delineation...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 23 (1): 1–4.
Published: 17 March 2014
... Uperoleia Gray Aust. J. Zool. 79 1 64 VESTJENS, W.J.M., 1978. 'Methods for marking individual snake-necked tortoises Chelodina longicollis’ Victorian Nat 95: 176-77. Methods for marking individual snake-necked tortoises Chelodina longicollis Victorian Nat 95 176 77 WALLACH, J.D...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 28 (1-4): 64–67.
Published: 17 March 2014
..., T. AND GEORGES, A., 1985. The Australian snapping tortoise Elseya latisternum: a successful predator of the introduced cane toad? Aust. Zool. 21: 607-10. The Australian snapping tortoise Elseya latisternum: a successful predator of the introduced cane toad? Aust. Zool. 21 607 10 LICHT...
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Australian Zoologist (2024) 43 (3): 443–454.
Published: 22 February 2024
... of freshwater turtle biogeography, biology and ecology. I located references from my catalogued collection of journal articles and theses, a search via Google Scholar on the words Sydney , turtle and tortoise , and citations in located works. Results Atlas records The combined atlas data comprised 291...
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Australian Zoologist (2024)
Published: 09 May 2024
... Development. 46: 32-42. Kuchling, G., Burbidge, A.A., Page, A. and Olejnik, C. 2018. Western swamp tortoise: Slow and steady wins the race. Pp. 217-226 in Recovering Australian threatened species: A book of hope., edited by S. Garnett, P. Latch, D. Lindenmayer and J. Woinarski. CSIRO: Clayton South. Lambert...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (2): 235–256.
Published: 01 January 2016
... only three were firm belief in the marsupial as an alternate rather than an adult females were in captivity. inferior mammal. This view may not be fully appreciated Fundamental to improving captive breeding of the until one understands the stigma of being a marsupial. Western Swamp Tortoise...
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Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (3): 288–293.
Published: 14 April 2015
... if effective tick control is to be implemented. Lydecker et al. 292 2015 Australian Zoologist volume 37 (3) References Adeyeye, O.A. and Butler, J.F. 1991. Field Evaluation of Carbon Dioxide Baits for Sampling Ornithodoros turicata (Acari: Argasidae) in Gopher Tortoise Burrows. Journal of Medical Entomology 28...