Dr Damian Morrant

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Dr Damian Morrant

Name: Dr Damian Morrant
Position: Ecological Consultant
Organisation: James Cook University
Department/Division: College of Marine and Environmental Sciences
Organisation type: Academic
Website: www.jcu.edu.au
Primary Areas: Animals & Veterinary Science (Wildlife Care & Conservation)
Environment (Ecology)
Expertise: Dingo; wild dog; dog; pygmy possum; flying-fox; flying fox; feral animal; pest animal; invasive species; fauna; animal; wildlife; ecology; zoology; predation; prey; predator; ecosystem services; carnivore; mammal; radio tracking; GPS tracking; telemetry; conservation; habitat use; home range; canid; camera trap; trap; animal capture; animal handling; Wet Tropics; north Queensland.
Notes: Currently an Environmental Consultant (Director and Principal Ecologist of Biosphere Environmental Consultants). PhD thesis: Potential threats to native fauna by dingoes in the Wet Tropics. Worked with various organisms, particularly dingoes & dogs (diet, habitat use, public perceptions), pygmy possums (diet & land use), and flying-foxes (management). Was commando in Australian Army special forces