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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (4): 446–457.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Georgette Leah Burns Using Fraser Island in Queensland and Penguin Island in Western Australia as study areas, this paper examines changing management policies and practices with regards to human-animal interactions in wildlife tourism settings. In particular, the shifting relationships between...
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
... into two categories. The first relates to visitor experience and tourism product while the second involves animal welfare issues. Potential and realised problems associated with the feeding of wildlife include habituation and attraction, disruption of normal activities, increased aggregation of animals...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.031
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 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 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.025
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... Management of wildlife tourism is multi-faceted, requiring an understanding of the long-term biological impacts as well as the needs of tourists, industry and other stakeholders. Successful management for the sustainability of wildlife tourism is most likely to succeed under an adaptive...
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 establishment of approach distances between wildlife and tourists is a useful tool for resource managers involved with wildlife tourism. Such guidelines are especially beneficial at locations with high tourism activity and potentially dangerous wildlife, but need to be based on research...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.047
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
... mammalian herbivores elsewhere in arid rangelands, they are distributed according to shelter and forage availability. We found that the fauna most likely to be affected by AWP closure were birds, a focus of much high-value and high-yield wildlife tourism. Small mammal and lizard faunas were unaffected...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (1): 18–27.
Published: 04 October 2011
... Government, Department of Environment and Heritage. Burns, G.L. 2006. The fascination of fur and feathers: managing human-animal interactions in wildlife tourism settings. Australian Zoologist. 33(4):446-457. The fascination of fur and feathers: managing human-animal interactions in wildlife tourism...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/9780980327229
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 02 February 2021
...-but- there-is-hope-for-a-wildlife-care-centre/. Bryant, C. 2016. The Fraser Island Dingo conservation and controversy. Eco Voice httpwww.ecovoice.com.au/the-fraser- island-dingo-conservation-and-controversy/. Burns, G.L. 2009. Managing wildlife for people or people for wildlife? A case study of dingoes and tourism...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 11 August 2020
... provide opportunities to observe and engage with wildlife, they are actively involved in conservation education, wildlife tourism, breeding programs, and the facilitation and financial support of research (Tribe 2001; Tribe and Booth 2003). The contribution to the latter is particularly important, because...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 457–463.
Published: 01 June 2017
... is highest. Ecotourism Beyond impacts on wildlife from shifts in public attitudes, if rabies enters Australia there is potential for significant impacts on the tourism industry. In 2012, ecotourism (including visiting National Parks, bush walking and visiting wildlife parks) contributed $4 billion...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (2): 201–208.
Published: 07 February 2013
...: mechanisms and implications. Wildlife Research 19: 95-104. Effects of a rainforest road on movements of small mammals: mechanisms and implications Wildlife Research 19 95 104 Carnicelli-Filho, S., Schwartz, G. M. and Tahara, A.K. 2010. Fear and adventure tourism in Brazil. Tourism Management 31...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/9780958608534
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-3-4
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (1): 82–89.
Published: 04 October 2011
... for wildlife unless locations are well planned. Not only are sea lions at risk, but also several bird species, such as hooded plovers Thinornis rubricollis (Dennis and Masters 2006). The sea lion sites reported here are within reserves managed by SA DEH, and hence tourism development is unlikely near them. All...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (3): 446–461.
Published: 17 March 2014
... and Centre for Conservation Biology, University of Queensland, Brisbane. Habitat Utilisation by Koalas (Phascolarctos cinereus) at Point Halloran, Queensland Hindell, M.A. and Lee, A.K. 1987. Habitat use and tree preferences of koalas in a mixed eucalypt forest. Australian Wildlife Research 14: 349...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (2): 184–189.
Published: 10 October 2011
... Croft D. 2000. Sustainable use of wildlife in western New South Wales: Possibilities and problems. Rangeland Journal 22:88-104. Sustainable use of wildlife in western New South Wales: Possibilities and problems Rangeland Journal 22 88 104 Dawson T.J. and Munn A.J. 2007. How much do...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 438–448.
Published: 01 May 2020
... literacy (Bonney et al., 2009; Jepson and Ladle, 2015). Ecology, conservation, and wildlife management have benefitted from the expansion of citizen science (Follett and Strezov 2015). Publications of citizen science projects with a wildlife focus increased 300-fold since the late 1990s (Follett...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (2): 288–297.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Daniel Lunney; Alison Matthews We undertook an analysis of wildlife reporting in the Sydney Morning Herald and the Daily Telegraph over a year to October 1997 to determine which species and issues were the favourites, what were the angles, context and language of the presentation, and how...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (3): 398–409.
Published: 17 March 2014
... sustainable and examples of CSU vary with differing ecological, economic and social factors. Some of the best-known examples of CSU include the conservation of southern African wildlife through the creation of numerous private reserves for wildlife tourism and hunting, the contribution of harvesting...