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Habitat requirements, translocation and management of the critically endangered Cromwell chafer beetle Prodontria lewisii Broun : a thesis submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Masters of Science in Zoology, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand
(Massey University, 2012)
Translocation is an important tool for the conservation of endangered species with threatened habitats and low population numbers. Without high habitat quality, translocations have low chances of success, regardless of how ...
Behaviour and activity budgeting of reproductive kiwi in a fenced population : a thesis presented in partial fulfilment of the requirements of the degree of Master of Science in Zoology at Massey University, Manawatu
(Massey University, 2018)
North Island brown kiwi (Apteryx mantelli) are flightless, nocturnal, usually solitary, and secretive birds, so knowledge of their behaviour is limited. In this study, I endeavoured to obtain a more detailed understanding ...
Dispersal : the effects of phenotype and habitat selection in reintroduced populations : a thesis presented in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Conservation Biology at Massey University, Manawatū, New Zealand
(Massey University, 2015)
Dispersal is a complex behaviour, recognised as the primary mechanism by which gene flow occurs. In the field of reintroduction biology, dispersal can influence reintroduction success both positively and negatively, yet ...