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May 2014

By Frere | Jul 23, 2015

See our latest article just published in PLoS One which outlines our pioneering approach to photo-identification in eastern water dragons and describes fine scale movements of individual dragons in a population at Roma Street Parkland in Brisbane’s CBD. We found that male eastern water dragons (Intellagama leuseurii) have home ranges one and a half times larger than those of…

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April 2014 

By Frere | Jul 23, 2015

Kasha and Bethan are getting stuck into their research. Kasha has started to investigate the effects of relatedness on the social environment of Eastern Water Dragons at Roma Street Parkland in Brisbane. Bethan is compiling a distribution map for dragons on the Sunshine Coast.

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March 2014

By Frere | Jul 23, 2015

We’ve just had our latest paper entitled “A face in the crowd: a non-invasive and cost effective photo-identification methodology to understand the fine scale movement of eastern water dragons” accepted for publication in PLoS One! Well done Riana, Eric, Luke and Kasha for all the hard work!

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January 2014 

By Frere | Jul 23, 2015

Congratulations to Bethan and Kasha on both being awarded Pro Vice-Chancellor’s PhD Scholarships to undertake research on Eastern Water Dragons at the University of Sunshine Coast 2014-17!

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December 2013

By Frere | Jul 23, 2015

Thanks Riana and Bethan for another great Summer field season (Sept – Dec) in Roma Street Parkland!

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November 2013

By Frere | Jul 23, 2015

Thank you to Councillor Mathew Bourke – Chairman, Environment, Parks & Sustainability Committee, Brisbane City Council for inviting to share my research on the Roma Street Parkland dragons with the committee.

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June 2015

By Frere | Jun 1, 2015

Come and meet Maya the koala detection dog from 1.30 pm to 2.15 pm this Sunday 7 June at World Environment Day Festival Sunshine Coast. What a fantastic family friendly program!

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