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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (2): 308–313.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Stephen R. Sleightholme; Cameron R. Campbell ABSTRACT Two recently discovered lantern slide photographs of a thylacine taken from outside of its enclosure at the London Zoo are published for the first time, and the probable date they were taken and the identity of the thylacine depicted...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 24 (1): 81–83.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of the cheetah's natural prey. This has greatly reduced their range. This restricted range, together with the small popu- lation, is believed responsible for low fertility and high infant mortality rates observed in the wild and in captivity. The birth of the three male cubs brings Western Plains Zoo's total...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (3): 291–296.
Published: 14 October 2011
...Michael McFadden; Simon Duffy; Peter Harlow; Dion Hobcroft; Candice Webb; Georgia Ward-Fear The Green and Golden Bell Frog Litoria aurea is a threatened species, having declined greatly in abundance throughout its range in recent decades. In 1994, Taronga Zoo, Sydney, established a captive...
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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
... Since the introduction of the Exhibited Animals Protection Act in 1986 there has been a marked improvement in the standard of animal displays in zoos, fauna parks and mobile exhibits within New South Wales. These changes have been assisted by the development of general standards and standards...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
10.7882/FS.2012.017
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
.... The collections of animals in zoos are an important resource that can be used to address some of the gaps in our knowledge, particularly when integrated with field research and conservation planning. Zoos can increase our understanding of the impact of wildlife disease by conducting integrated disease...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.010
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
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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
... One of the major challenges facing zoos in the 21 st Century is the balance between maximising the impact of our conservation message and the responsibilities to the animal collection. According to recent research, experiential exhibits and close encounters with animals, with an emphasis...
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Australian Zoologist (2023) 43 (1): 97–108.
Published: 01 May 2023
...Robert N. Paddle; Kathryn M. Medlock ABSTRACT When the last known Tasmanian tiger or thylacine ( Thylacinus cynocephalus ) died in Hobart Zoo, during the night of 7 th September 1936, its body was reportedly forwarded to the Tasmanian Museum. The apparent failure of the museum to preserve the body...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (3): 282–287.
Published: 16 September 2014
...Stephen Sleightholme; Cameron Campbell David Fleay's 1933 motion film footage of the last captive thylacine at the Beaumaris Zoo in Hobart was thought to be the only film record of this thylacine. The authors provide evidence to confirm that two earlier motion picture films, erroneously dated...
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Australian Zoologist (2024) 43 (3): 455–469.
Published: 12 April 2024
...Rohan Long ABSTRACT The last known captive thylacine ( Thylacinus cynocephalus ) died in Hobart's Beaumaris Zoo in 1936 and the species has since become an icon of extinction. In the 21st century, there is considerable interest in documenting, analysing, and rediscovering thylacine specimens...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (4): 459–470.
Published: 20 October 2011
...Robert Paddle Life-history details are provided for the male thylacine from Tyenna, exhibited in Mary Roberts' Beaumaris Zoo, Hobart, from 1911 to 1915. The fine specimen attracted the interests of scientists, photographers and the general public alike. A motion picture film was taken of the animal...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
10.7882/FS.2010.013
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... to the Region, kept by people as companion animals, pets and working animals (e.g., racehorses, livestock, those in zoos and animal parks, laboratory rats) and their feral counterparts. These animals constitute by far the greatest diversity, if not abundance, of terrestrial vertebrates in the Sydney Region...
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Australian Zoologist (2023) 43 (2): 287–338.
Published: 31 October 2023
...Gareth Linnard; Stephen R. Sleightholme ABSTRACT The last known captive Thylacine ( Thylacinus cynocephalus ) died at the Beaumaris Zoo on Hobart’s Queen’s Domain on the evening of Monday the 7 th September 1936. However, within six months of its death the date of its capture was being inaccurately...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 1–11.
Published: 01 October 2020
... witnesses to a Thylacine capture have enabled us to piece together the life history of one of the last captive specimens. This account raises important questions over the accepted sequencing of the final two Thylacines on display at the Hobart Zoo. Thylacine Thylacinus cynocephalus Beaumaris Zoo...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 74–79.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Stephen R. Sleightholme; Cameron R. Campbell ABSTRACT A rare photograph by the Reverend George H. Judd of two Thylacines ( Thylacinus cynocephalus ) within their enclosure at the old Beaumaris Zoo in Hobart is published for the first time, and the probable date the photograph was taken...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
10.7882/FS.2008.005
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... The experiences and observations of a zoo and wildlife veterinarian over the last 30 years highlight the changes that have occurred in human/wildlife interactions and the progress that still has to be made. In Australia the issue of native animals as pets is raised from time to time among...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (3): 568–579.
Published: 11 August 2020
...Bradley P. Smith; Shennai G. Palermo; Lyn Watson As we enter an era of global mass extinctions, it is important to tackle wildlife research and conservation from multiple fronts, including those made available by wildlife organisations, zoos and sanctuaries. Captive studies are particularly useful...