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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 18 August 2021
... to identify (i) threats faced by the koala across Victoria and (ii) their perceptions on koala population trends and potential threat mitigation actions. Wildlife rehabilitators identified habitat loss, fragmentation, and degradation as the biggest threat to koalas, while vehicle collisions, heatwaves...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (2): 237–240.
Published: 01 December 2019
...William Terry; Albert Golden 3 Corresponding author: wterry@outlook.com.au Grey shrike-thrush camera trap fake nest Phascogale tapoatafa An observation of nest robbing and bird predation by wild Brush-tailed Phascogales in central Victoria William Terry1, 3 and Albert Golden2...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 28 (1-4): 67–73.
Published: 17 March 2014
... Ecology 15(4): 435-62. The holocene prehistory of a coastal wetland system: Discovery Bay, southeastern Australia Human Ecology 15 435 62 HEAD, L., 1988. Holocene vegetation, fire and environmental history of the Discovery Bay region, south-western Victoria. Aust. J. Ecol. 13: 21-49...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (2): 199–207.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Graeme Gillespie An overview of the distribution of Litoria aurea in Victoria is presented. Habitats in which the species has been recorded are described and its current conservation status is assessed. Litoria aurea is restricted to east Gippsland where it occurs predominantly at low altitudes...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (1): 119–126.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Nick Clemann; Kirstin Long; Damien Skurrie; Jason Dzuris Compared to many parts of Victoria, there have been few systematic surveys of ground-dwelling vertebrates in the Little Desert National Park. Using pitfall and Elliott traps, we conducted a trapping survey of small, ground-dwelling...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (4): 412–418.
Published: 17 March 2014
... in the Derrimut Grasslands Reserve, Victoria: Their contents were examined and the invertebrate remains identified to the level of order. Invertebrate prey availability was estimated using samples collected from pitfall traps and dielary specialization was calculated using Levins (1968) standardized measure 01...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 463–533.
Published: 20 October 2011
...Ian Abbott Based on new evidence (700 records), this paper provides a detailed account of the importation, release, occurrence, establishment, spread, and early impact on prey animals of the red fox, Vulpes vulpes , in Victoria and adjacent parts of south-eastern Australia. Foxes were imported...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (3): 414–425.
Published: 14 October 2011
...Geoffrey Heard; Peter Robertson; Michael Scroggie We examined nocturnal microhabitat preferences of the endangered Growling Grass Frog Litoria raniformis in lotic and lentic environments in southern Victoria, Australia. Data were obtained during surveys of six wetland sites during the summer...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (3): 393–407.
Published: 14 October 2011
... distributed over agricultural land in the Pakenham area, on the south-eastern urban-fringe of Melbourne, Victoria, during the 2005/06 breeding season. Our aim was to identify key areas for the conservation of L. raniformis . We recorded L . raniformis at 14 waterbodies where we marked 31 males and 16 females...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (1): 85–88.
Published: 04 October 2011
...James Fitzsimons; A. Rose The diet of a Southern Boobook Ninox novaeseelandiae in a Box-Ironbark woodland remnant in central Victoria was studied. An analysis of 42.5 pellets found invertebrates to represent 82% of the total prey items, but vertebrates, in the form of the House Mouse Mus domesticus...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.044
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.003
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... The town of Anglesea on the west coast of Victoria is famous for its Eastern Grey Kangaroos. However, conflicts have increased between people and kangaroos in the town. Many concerns are centred on the golf course, which can support a population of over 300 kangaroos at times. Roadkills...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.012
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... The management history of the Koala Phascolarctos cinereus in Victoria is unique and spectacular. Management of Koala populations began in Victoria in about 1910, at which time the species was undergoing a severe decline in population number and distribution. The fortuitous transfer of small...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.019
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.012
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... A 110-year-long time-series of metropolitan newspapers is analyzed for its portrayal of wildlife, and nature more generally, in Victoria between 1839 and 1948. The research identified and categorized approximately 19,000 items (leaders, articles, letters, etc.) related to various aspects...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.028
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... of the Strathbogie Ranges, Victoria, which demonstrates that substantial abundance and diversity of mammals persist in an area in whichthere are no national parks but widespread forest remnants on both private and public land. We identify some of the factors which confer high conservation value on such areas...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.018
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... A native grassland remnant on private property on the Western Basalt Plains of Victoria was investigated to determine the composition and relative abundance of the Formicidae (ant), Coleoptera (beetle), and Araneae (spider) fauna. One hundred and sixty morpho-species were identified, comprising...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.071
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.029
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.042
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
... As part of a larger study investigating the distribution and status of reptiles in northern Victoria, the effectiveness of three reptile census techniques was compared over 29 sites in remnant woodland and grassy woodland patches. These techniques revealed no significant differences...