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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.007
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.104
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... native species includes managing them as urban pests, such as the common brushtail possum whose populations are literally going through the roof. Birds seem ideally suited to an urban lifestyle because they can fly in and out of backyards and remnant bush, but only some species have become the “winners...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.093
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... The common brushtail possum Trichosurus vulpecula poses a test for managers of urban wildlife because community attitudes towards the species vary widely from those who are prepared to live with it to those who wish it to be controlled as a pest. The New South Wales National Parks and Wildlife...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 513–519.
Published: 01 September 2018
... to be an effective means of reducing rat populations within urban areas, particularly adjacent to bushland sites that are vulnerable to black rat invasion. Key words: rodent, commensal, habitat restoration, pest control, movement, edge dynamics, dispersal DOI: httpsdoi.org/10.7882/AZ.2017.029 Australian Zoologist...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 80–85.
Published: 01 October 2020
...J. K. Hanford; D. F. Hochuli; C. E. Webb ABSTRACT Urban freshwater wetlands have been identified as a potential source of mosquitoes of pest and public health concern in Australia. Mosquitoes most commonly associated with these habitats include Anopheles annulipes , Culex annulirostris , Culex...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.095
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... development. As a consequence, Fallow, Red, Sambar, Chital, Rusa and Hog deer have formed wild populations in many habitats, ranging from arid woodland to rainforest. The alarming increase in the number of wild deer over the last three decades, and the continued expansion of Australia's urban areas, has seen...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.015
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... distribution and abundance in native forests and woodlands is in decline. The species is perceived as being common in urban and suburban areas: as a result, government departments, pest control businesses and volunteer wildlife organisations commonly receive calls from residents requesting that ‘problem...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.050
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... Evidence of Grey-headed Flying-fox Pteropus poliocephalus decline and its listing as a vulnerable species in May 2001 means it can no longer be managed simply as a pest species. A 1988 statewide community survey of flying-foxes undertaken by the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 102–117.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Anne Kerle ABSTRACT The interaction between Eastern Grey Kangaroos ( Macropus giganteus ) and humans in peri-urban locations is one that excites great passion between conflicting views. Are the kangaroos a problem pest or a diminishing icon? And where conflicts occur between kangaroos, threatened...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (1): 28–38.
Published: 04 October 2011
...Alison Loveridge Farm children's experience with animals is changing. Farm animal welfare is promoted, pest control still occurs but is less visible than in the past, and environmental messages are pervasive. Differences between farm and urban children's experiences are less distinct than...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 888–894.
Published: 20 October 2011
... Wilks, S., Russell T. and Eymann, J. 2008. Valued guest or vilified pest? How attitudes towards urban brushtail possums Trichosurus vulpecula fit into general perceptions of animals. Pp.33-44 in To o close for comfort: contentious issues in human-wildlife encounters, edited by D. Lunney, A. Munn and W...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.010
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... The black rat is among the world's worst vertebrate pests. Yet very little is known of its impacts or potential impacts on biodiversity in Australian ecosystems. In this paper we examine the impacts of black rats on biodiversity values at North Head, Sydney where a wildlife sanctuary is planned...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/9780980327212
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
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Book Cover Image
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/9780958608572
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 822–825.
Published: 20 October 2011
... that the feral species was currently at a competitive advantage over the native species. aquatic vertebrate pest urban wetlands invasive aquatic species Australian freshwater turtle tortoise Sydney Basin Turtle Emydura macquarii dharuk Chelodina longicollis Beeton, R. J. S., Buckley...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 81–84.
Published: 01 December 2017
... urban greenies and farmers in Australia with deep roots, politically and historically has often limited the social acceptance within farming communities of conservation values. Ultimately, what we are proposing here is not a love in with pests; nor that farmers ought to just get better at tolerating...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (2): 229–231.
Published: 07 February 2013
... frenatus across an urban gradient in Brisbane: Influence of habitat and potential for impact on native gecko species. Pp. 59-65 in Pest or Guest: The Zoology of Overabundance edited by D. Lunney, P. Eby, P. Hutchings and S. Burgin. Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales, Mosman, Australia. Pest...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 14 July 2020
... to be employed to prevent backlash. *Correspondence: lily.vaneeden@sydney.edu.au © 2020 Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales 2020 human-wildlife conflict wildlife management pest management dingo wild dog 1080 2020 A Introduction As human populations have become more urban...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 544–549.
Published: 20 October 2011
... of an established population of exotic turtles in urban Sydney Australian Zoologist 33 379 384 Burgin, S. 2007. Status report on Trachemys scripta elegans: Pet terrapin or Australia's pest turtles? Pp. 1-7. In Pest or Guest: the Zoology of Overabundance. Edited by Lunney, D., Hutchings, P. and Burgin, S...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 457–463.
Published: 01 June 2017
..., Australia. Wilks, S., Russell T. and Eymann, J. 2013. Valued guest or vilified pest? How attitudes towards urban brushtail possums Trichosurus vulpecula fit into general perceptions of animals (April 30, 2013). Available at SSRN: httpssrn.com/abstract=2258809 or http dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2258809 Wilson...