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Book Chapter
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
.... 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...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.010
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
Journal Articles
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...
Journal Articles
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...
Journal Articles
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...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 0001
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1988.004
EISBN: 0959995145
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 0001
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1988.006
EISBN: 0959995145
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 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...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 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...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 0001
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1988.005
EISBN: 0959995145
Journal Articles
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...
Journal Articles
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
DOI: 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...
Journal Articles
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...
Journal Articles
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...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 11 August 2020
...Bradley P. Smith; Shennai G. Palermo; Lyn Watson ABSTRACT 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...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 54–57.
Published: 01 October 2020
... 1CSIRO Land & Water, GPO Box 1700, Canberra ACT 2614, Australia 2Perth Zoo, Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions, P.O. Box 489, South Perth,WA 6951, Australia 3Waikiki,WA 6169 * Corresponding author: denis.saunders@csiro.au DOI: httpsdoi.org/10.7882/AZ.2020.007 Carnaby s Cockatoo...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 25 August 2020
... Taronga Institute of Science and Learning, Taronga Conservation Society Australia, Taronga Western Plains Zoo, Dubbo, NSW 2830, Australia * Corresponding author: School of Human Health and Social Sciences, Central Queensland University Australia (Adelaide Campus), 44 Greenhill Road, Wayville, South...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (2): 203–211.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Stephen R. Sleightholme; Cameron R. Campbell; Andrew C. Kitchener Until recently, the earliest surviving photograph of a thylacine (albeit that of a dead trophy specimen) was from 1869. An earlier photograph, taken in 1864 by Frank Haes of a living thylacine at London Zoo, was known to have existed...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 492–504.
Published: 01 May 2020
... of the Tasmanian devil Catherine E. Grueber1,2*, Rowena Chong1, Rebecca M. Gooley1, Elspeth A. McLennan1, Vanessa R. Barrs3,4, Katherine Belov1, Carolyn J. Hogg1 1 Faculty of Science, School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia 2 San Diego Zoo Global, PO Box 120551, San...