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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 158–169.
Published: 01 January 2019
... to perform the procedures, and have access to appropriate education programs and resources . Additionally, the A compact and cheap system for field euthanasia of small mammals: the need, design and trial Murray V. Ellis1 and Susan G. Rhind*2 1Office of Environment and Heritage, Ecosystem Management Science...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.023
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1992
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1992.003
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 09 March 2020
.... However, it was 21 years before Australia started the first comprehensive research trial into its efficacy in controlling the target species. The results of these tests that commenced in 1968 were an overwhelming failure. More tests in the 1970s had similar results, yet the broad-scale poisoning of pest...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.052
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... methods of deterrence was the presence of non-flying young during summer. Three methods were trialled, including sonic deterrence with a Phoenix Wailer (a crop protection system), olfactory deterrence with python excrement, and taste aversion with prawn paste. Trials with the Phoenix Bat Wailer...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.027
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... Several techniques were trialed for monitoring the newly-established fur seal haul-out site at Steamers Head, NSW. In order to minimise our impact, we also monitored for any disturbance to seals from our sampling. The site is unusual as while it can only be observed by boat seals perch...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 49–62.
Published: 01 January 2019
... comment prior to decision-making; (ix) where there is insufficient information about any proposed culling, a carefully-designed trial should be applied, with results used to guide subsequent decision-making; (x) the management actions and biodiversity responses are monitored and reported publicly...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 218–229.
Published: 01 January 2019
...) - Killing pest animals: are all methods equal? Susan Rhind (University of Wollongong) and Murray Ellis (Office of Environment and Heritage NSW) - Euthanasia in the field. A compact and cheap system for field euthanasia of small mammals; the need, design and trial. Rosie Cooney (University of New South Wales...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (2): 192–202.
Published: 01 January 2016
...-genital tract. C. pecorum infected seven out of nine koalas, one out of nine were infected by C. pecorum and C. pneumoniae and one out of nine by C. pneumoniae alone. This translocation trial shows a high incidence of infection of the translocated koalas, suggesting that the movement of Chlamydia -free...
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Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (3): 337–342.
Published: 14 April 2015
... rainforests, already ravaged by clearing in the 1800's, was reduced to what is today less than five percent of its original area. In response, the super-flocks became scarce in the early part of the 20th Century. While they were able to adapt by feeding off paddock rainforest trees, another trial came...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (1): 68–70.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Motohiro Hasegawa; Frank Carrick A trap to capture koalas, which can be deployed by one person, has been successfully trialed in an open forest in south-east Queensland. Nine adult koalas were captured in two trapping periods in 1993 and 1994. The use of this trap can increase the effectiveness...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (2): 143–149.
Published: 17 March 2014
... aurea was once abundant, there is some suspicion that G. holbrooki's non-specific predatory behaviour may be instrumental in the decline of L. aurea . Laboratory and field experiments were conducted to assess the impact of G. holbrooki predation on L. aurea tadpole survivorship. Laboratory trials...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (2): 139–142.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Michelle Christy The Passive Integrated Transponder (PIT) System was trialed to determine its usefulness as a perm anent marking system for Litoria aurea . Six Limnodvnastes peronii were injected with PIT tags and monitored prior to using this identification method in two Litoria aurea populations...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (2): 201–208.
Published: 07 February 2013
... that now incorporates a range of forms, including adventure derivatives, is mountain biking. In the more extreme forms, riders use extensive trials, often with steep segments and natural or human-made obstacles demonstrate technical skills (e.g., balance, calculated risk-taking, excitement, speed...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.017
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... of ongoing trials designed to evaluate their effectiveness. This information is used to determine recommendations for developing and implementing management plans for overabundant marsupial populations. ...
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 EPBC Act. To determine guidelines for approach distances we experimentally subjected individuals and groups of sea lions to approaches by 1 to 10 pedestrians to measure the distance at which the animals reacted and the type of behaviour displayed during that reaction. These trials were carried out...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.023
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
.... Measures to mitigate these impacts on fauna have been or are currently being trialed and have proved successful for many species of wildlife. Mitigation may be achieved by maintenance of canopy connectivity or restoration of rainforest connectivity via corridors, faunal underpasses under roads...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.048
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... production, but there are exceptions and socio-economic reasons for developing more integrated systems. Retaining patches of habitat on selected coupes combines some of the benefits of both approaches, and has been introduced on a trial basis in mixed eucalypt forests and ash forests, with associated...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.045
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... and governments, could enable development and uptake of much-needed, best-practice flying-fox management through participatory trials and rigorous and transparent monitoring. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.003
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-3-4
... of the biota and rural and regional Australia requires that we trial new and potentially more effective ways of putting people and environments back together for the mutual benefit of both. This document overviews imperatives for change, potential if challenging initiatives that could assist traditional...