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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
DOI: 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
DOI: 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
DOI: 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
DOI: 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
DOI: 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
DOI: 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
DOI: 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...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 02 February 2021
...Linda Behrendorff ABSTRACT 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...
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...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 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 (2013) 36 (2): 201–208.
Published: 07 February 2013
...? Managing multi-trails and sites. Current Issues in Tourism 2: 211-225. Hoofing it - on four or two feet? Managing multi-trails and sites Current Issues in Tourism 2 211 225 Bejder, L., Samuels, A., Whitehead, H., Gales, N., Manns, J., Conner, R., Heithaus, M., Watson-Capps, J., Flaherty, C...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 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...
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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 (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
... From frontier to fragments: European impact on Australia's vegetation Proceedings of the Ecological Society of Australia 16 93 114 Hundloe, T.J., Hamilton, C. and Wilks, L.C. 1997. Koalas and Tourism: An Economic Evaluation. Australian Institute, Lyneham, ACT. Koalas and Tourism...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 457–463.
Published: 01 June 2017
... is highest. Ecotourism Beyond impacts on wildlife from shifts in public attitudes, if rabies enters Australia there is potential for significant impacts on the tourism industry. In 2012, ecotourism (including visiting National Parks, bush walking and visiting wildlife parks) contributed $4 billion...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (1): 113–120.
Published: 17 March 2014
... that the GBRMPA has been successful in achieving multiple objectives. Some protection has been given to the entire reef with high levels to particular areas. In addition, the manage- ment regime enables the Authority to deal directly and authoratively with users including shipping, fishing, and tourism interests...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (2): 184–189.
Published: 10 October 2011
.... Zoological Revolution: using native fauna to assist its own survival 53 76 Higginbottom K., Northrope C.L., Croft D.B., Hill B. and Freedline E. 2004. The role of kangaroos in Australian tourism. Australian Mammalogy. 26(1): 23-32 The role of kangaroos in Australian tourism Australian Mammalogy...