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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
10.7882/FS.2012.016
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
... the interactions among flowering plants and their floral visitors in the Simpson Desert. ...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 23 (4): 59–62.
Published: 17 March 2014
... insects. Unfortunately there are insufficient data on insect visitors to some Angophora spp. making it difficult to assess differences in their pollinator arrays. ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS Dr E. C. Zimmerman (CSIRO Div. Entomology, Canberra) kindly identified weevil specimens. REFERENCES ALDERSON, J., 1976...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
10.7882/FS.2008.022
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... on conservation action, are the most effective ways to influence visitor's conservation behaviours (AZA, 2006). Zoos can provide memorable and motivating animal encounters. However, Government legislation, strategies, procedures and policies must be followed to ensure that zoos are meeting the health and welfare...
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 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 0001
10.7882/RZSNSW.1988.013
EISBN: 0959995145
...-toothed Whale, Cuvier’s Beaked Whale, and Gray’s Beaked Whale) strand regularly but infrequently, and are best regarded as consistent visitors to Tasmanian waters rather than common members of the coastal fauna. The 12 remaining species are either infrequent or rare visitors to Tasmanian waters...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (1): 23–28.
Published: 20 March 2014
... National Park Visitors Centre and a spotlighting excursion was organised to investigate the sighting. On the 30 March 2012 David Koffel, Debbie Andrew and Glen Harvey located the glider and confirmed its identity as a greater glider Petauroides volans . This was the first confirmed observation of a greater...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 24 (4): 193–196.
Published: 17 March 2014
...George Taylor; Robert Whelan The likely impact of the honeybee on a native pollination system was examined by studying the effectiveness of honeybees (Apis mellifera) as pollen vectors of Grevillea × gaudichaudii, near Bargo, New South Wales. Honeybees were the most frequent visitors to Grevillea...
Journal Articles
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
10.7882/FS.2010.004
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... The images and written descriptions of the late 18th century European colonists and visitors to Port Jackson portray fishing as a common and important subsistence activity of the Aboriginal people who inhabited coastal Sydney. Both men and women fished, but there was a gendered dichotomy...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
10.7882/FS.2010.014
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... Sydney has a speciose but little studied marine ichthyofauna, comprising elements of both tropical and warm/cool temperate origins. Recent surveys suggest that around 600 species have been found in Sydney's coastal waters, some of which are tropical visitors or cold-temperate vagrants. Here I...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
10.7882/FS.2008.021
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... for specific groups of animals including primates, carnivores, Australian mammals, dolphins and circus animals, and by the routine inspection of facilities. Significant challenges that have been faced include the holding of koalas by visitors, the use of animals in circuses and the euthanasia of healthy...
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
... the visitor experience. The latter motive is dominant in public lands in southern Africa and the arid parts of the USA where AWP have been added to support and sustain wildlife in arid or seasonally arid landscapes, rather than removed. We report a study of AWP in the stony downs and Strezlecki dunefield...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2023) 43 (1): 116–122.
Published: 26 May 2023
... (1) 2023 Rottnest Island Peafowl Pavo cristatus Plate 1. Locations of historical Peafowl sites on Rottnest Island. (Basemap, points - courtesy Rottnest Island Visitor Information WebApp, 2023). Storr 1965; Long 1972), but it is most likely the peafowl were introduced to Rottnest Island...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2021) 41 (3): 521–533.
Published: 02 February 2021
... ecosystem (EHP 2013; Fleming et al. 2020). They can, however, pose serious safety risks to humans in parks with relatively large visitor numbers, where people and dingoes frequently interact (Allen et al. 2012). Dingoes regularly threaten or bite people in such parks, including Fraser Island (K gari...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 74–79.
Published: 01 October 2020
... death on the 27th November 1921 (Mercury, 28th November 1921, p.4). As recorded in the Visitors book [Fig. 2], George Judd first visited the zoo on the 18th February 1916, but on this occasion, he was without his camera, as at that time there was only a single Thylacine on display, a female caught...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (2): 201–208.
Published: 07 February 2013
... trails, natural area, visitor attitudes Paper in Wildlife response to disasters, the theme of the forum of the Royal Zoological Society of NSW in October 2009, edited by Chris Dickman, Daniel Lunney and Peter Banks. Australian Zoologist 2012 36: 201-208 DOI: httpdx.doi.org/10.7882/AZ.2012.016 Burgin...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (4): 937–959.
Published: 09 May 2022
... Metropolitan Region since European settlement in 1839 had declined in abundance, with six going to regional extinction. Abbott and Wills (unpubl.) listed 81(82)1 bird species as breeding residents or visitors in 1829 in the area that is now Kings Park, with that number declining to 38 (39) species by 1929...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (4): 459–470.
Published: 20 October 2011
..., tapering forwards, is followed by a medium length bifurcate stripe, angled backwards (see the Williamson photograph, Figure 1). This consideration of one of the thylacines exhibited in Beaumaris Zoo is primarily based on Roberts diary entries, visitor s book, account book and letters. (In this article...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (4): 425–460.
Published: 01 September 2015
... studies to determine true species diversity in inland Australia is emphasised. Bird banding Riverina Bird banding Narrandera bird numbers over time 1964–1972 resident migratory and irregular visitors © 2015 Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales 2015 2015 425AustralianZoologist volume...