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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 229–234.
Published: 14 October 2011
...Rufus Wells Phosphate compounds in the red blood cells of vertebrates play an important role in modulating haemoglobin function whereby tissue oxygenation is maintained despite changes in both environmental oxygen supply and metabolic demand. Three examples from Gordon Grigg's work on aquatic...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.065
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.008
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... The Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area (GBMWHA) is biologically diverse, including many unique and rare plants and animals as well as varied ecosystems. It also contains a large body of rock art - drawings, paintings, stencils, prints and engravings - in rock shelters and on rock...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 0001
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1998.022
EISBN: 9780958608503
... Biodiversity is a shifting and difficult concept for scientists to evaluate and managers to apply to decision making. Although there are well-documented difficulties with defining “biodiversity”, a clear benefit of accepting biodiversity as a goal for conservation is that it shifts the emphasis...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.013
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
..., Nioveoscincus palfreymani, is considered to be threatened. Habitat for most species is well reserve d but human impacts on unreserved land have reduced the amount of available habitat for some specie s (e.g., Utoria raniformis) and these need monitoring. Distributional and abundance data are incomplete...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.077
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... species. Analyses of individual species' abundances revealed three distinct species groups. “Aussi Icons” are large-bodied, often ground-feeding species, that characterise well-vegetated suburbs and 1-2 ha remnants of eucalypt forest (“bushlots”). “New Arrivals” are a group of mixed habits...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.017
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
... surveillance programs and developing treatment or management options. Reproductive technologies, validated in zoos, can provide value added census data to inform on population viability and function as well as numbers. Determining species preferences and tolerance limits will also inform the triggers...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.051
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
... that will be encountered as well as the procedures required for putting together a story for television is the most effective element in producing a finished story that both the field researchers and the television crew will be happy with. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.1059
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... and implement. Consequently, this book is as much about perception as policy, including our perception of what makes up forest fauna. Most chapters deal with vertebrates, a reflection of an early interest in vertebrates no doubt fuelled by legislation which targets threatened vertebrates, as well...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.033
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
... for which the Government had just allocated $700 billion to solve. Added to that, another unnecessary expense - the war in Iraq, had eaten through $600 billion. When asked what he would do as president to lead his country out of the financial crisis, John McCain stated: “Well, the first thing we have...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.060
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... and an integrated network of camps as stopover habitat during migration as well as suitable roosting environments. Several ecological attributes of the Grey-headed Flying-fox make this a demanding task, in particular, its wide-ranging and nomadic habits. The long distances over which flying-foxes travel mean...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2013.018
EISBN: 978-0-9874309-1-5
... of our fauna among the Australian public, as well as the threats facing biodiversity. ...
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 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.003
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-3-4
... catastrophically. Environmental and economic necessity urges us to consider all potential strategies that could turn this around, whether or not they fly in the face of conservative or minority group prejudices. Sustainable use of native wildlife, in urban as well as rural Australia, has the potential to increase...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.054
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
... Ingram’s Brown Snake is the least well known member of the elapid genus Pseudonaja. Recent field work undertaken in southwestern Queensland has extended the known geographic range for the species. Aspects of the morphology and ecology of Ingram’s Brown Snake suggest that it shares much...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.097
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... to the Sydney Olympic Site, have been well studied since the 1980s and probably are the best-studied urban wetlands in New South Wales. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.036
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... order taxonomic groups are present that are elsewhere unknown in Australia (order Spelaeogriphacea) or in the southern hemisphere (class Remipedia, order Thermosbaenacea), as well as a number of genera ancestral to the main Australian diversification. Many are found in aquifers that are the principal...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.051
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
.... 2010). It finds in the negative. The report purports to be a reasoned and objective analysis based on the science surrounding kangaroo harvesting. Here we examine this document with reference to available literature, and demonstrate that it is neither well-reasoned nor accurate. It contains multiple...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.030
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... the possibility of providing base layer spatial information on habitat distributions and quality as well as an efficient means of updating this information based on natural and anthropogenic change ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.070
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
..., to the consequences of listing for government departments, local councils, community groups and consultants. While the papers concentrated on the NSW Acts, they were compared with Commonwealth and other States' legislation as well as overseas examples. For many contributors to this forum, threatened species...