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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (4): 446–457.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Georgette Leah Burns Using Fraser Island in Queensland and Penguin Island in Western Australia as study areas, this paper examines changing management policies and practices with regards to human-animal interactions in wildlife tourism settings. In particular, the shifting relationships between...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
10.7882/FS.2008.026
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... The establishment of approach distances between wildlife and tourists is a useful tool for resource managers involved with wildlife tourism. Such guidelines are especially beneficial at locations with high tourism activity and potentially dangerous wildlife, but need to be based on research...
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
... There is a deep need within humans to be in contact with animals and feeding has arisen as a means of achieving this as well as fostering a sense of nurture and even assistance to wild animals. In tourism situations feeding is frequently used in order to enhance visitor satisfaction through...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
10.7882/FS.2008.030
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... Reintroduction programs have been used to help redress serious declines across species' former ranges, but they often suffer from high expense and low success rates. Tourism is one tool that could be used to support such programs. Tourism enterprises based on reintroduced threatened native...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
10.7882/FS.2008.031
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
10.7882/FS.2002.009
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-3-4
... The experiencing of wildlife by tourists has become the business of wildlife tourism (WT). Essentially, this is about increasing the probability of positive encounters with wildlife for visitors whilst protecting the wildlife resource. There is a wide range of species, habitats, methods...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
10.7882/FS.2008.024
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... The interaction between humans and cetaceans (dolphins and whales) is a multi-million dollar tourism industry with ever increasing popularity in Australia. This form of tourism allows unique opportunities for people to interact with animals in their natural environment. These interactions may...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
10.7882/FS.2008.025
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... Management of wildlife tourism is multi-faceted, requiring an understanding of the long-term biological impacts as well as the needs of tourists, industry and other stakeholders. Successful management for the sustainability of wildlife tourism is most likely to succeed under an adaptive...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
10.7882/FS.2012.009
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
... in the tropics which rely heavily on reefs for food, coastal protection and tourism. ...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2024)
Published: 24 January 2024
... in a piecemeal fashion, and we provide examples of flying-foxes being represented in a range of formats, including museum and photography exhibitions, public artwork and street décor, books, preschool and school education, wildlife-based tourism and community events. However, there remains paucity in flying...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2023) 43 (2): 390–408.
Published: 17 November 2023
... with natural populations plus four unoccupied islands received historical translocations as early as the 1920s and 1930s as a conservation tool or to boost tourism. Currently, 7 of the 17 islands still have koalas. For future research, the paper raises the important question about whether some Queensland...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2021) 41 (3): 521–533.
Published: 02 February 2021
...Linda Behrendorff Canids across the world are involved in negative interactions between humans and their interests, with numerous examples of conflict management. K’gari (Fraser Island) and its dingo population are well known for the human-dingo conflict in the tourism and residential scenes...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 443–448.
Published: 01 September 2018
... substantially weakened the ability to protect Leadbeater's Possum, and (5) overlooked the array of forest values beyond timber production (such as water and tourism) and which make a greater contribution to the economy. Our analyses suggest that populations of Leadbeater's Possum are undergoing a substantial...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (2): 201–208.
Published: 07 February 2013
... 2000; Chiu and Kriwoken 2003; Cessford 1995). The increasing popularity and associated economic potential for destination mountain biking tourism has been widely acknowledged. For example, US locations such as Moab (Utah) and Fruita (Colorado) each offer hundreds of kilometres of single track bike...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
10.7882/FS.2007.047
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
... mammalian herbivores elsewhere in arid rangelands, they are distributed according to shelter and forage availability. We found that the fauna most likely to be affected by AWP closure were birds, a focus of much high-value and high-yield wildlife tourism. Small mammal and lizard faunas were unaffected...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (4): 425–435.
Published: 17 March 2014
... the historical, social and geographical factors that gave rise to a practice that was peculiar to the holidaymakers of this time and place. Turtles Turtle-riding Great Barrier Reef Tourism History de Rougemont Anonymous ca. 1908. “Australian Ornithologists”. (Collection of black and white...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (1): 82–89.
Published: 04 October 2011
... Mammals: Fisheries, Tourism and Management Issues, edited by N. Gales, M. Hindell and R. Kirkwood. CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne, VIC. Marine Mammals: Fisheries, Tourism and Management Issues 62 99 Hamilton, N. and Cocks, D. 1996. Coastal growth and the environment. Pp. 182-191 in Population...
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 41 (4): 803–805.
Published: 07 December 2021
... collectors of our fossils. This makes fossils relevant in today s museum collections, not only as fossil specimens with intrinsic scientific data, but also as cultural relicts, part of our early settlement history and often particularly relevant both in cultural and tourism values to the the various regional...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (1): 18–27.
Published: 04 October 2011
... Government, Department of Environment and Heritage. Burns, G.L. 2006. The fascination of fur and feathers: managing human-animal interactions in wildlife tourism settings. Australian Zoologist. 33(4):446-457. The fascination of fur and feathers: managing human-animal interactions in wildlife tourism...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (3): 446–461.
Published: 17 March 2014
... settlement, Aboriginal people were the custodians of this rich diversity of native ecosystems. European settlement began in 1860, with present day land use varying from agriculture and grazing in the west, to a concentration of urban and tourism in the south-east centred on the townships of Tewantin...