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Feral goats in hard to access terrain

NatureCall Wildlife Management Solutions were contracted to recapture a herd of 22 goats that escaped from a farm 18 months prior. These animals were occupying difficult to access terrain which left herding out of the question. Stalking and tranquilization took place, 80% of the population has now been removed. Images courtesy Steve Noy, NatureCall. Email: […]

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Year
2008
Author
NatureCall

The threat posed by pest animals to biodiversity in New South Wales

Alien species (pest animals and weeds) are acknowledged widely as a major cause of global biodiversity decline. However, there are very few studies that have quantified the specific biodiversity at risk from alien species, or the alien species posing the threat. This lack of knowledge has hampered policy development and alien species management directed at […]

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Report
Year
2007
Author
Aaron J. Coutts-Smith, Paul S. Mahon, Mike Letnic and Paul O. Downey

Goats (Capra hircus)

Feral goats occur in all states and territories except on the mainland of the Northern Territory. The main concentrations are in western New South Wales, southern Queensland, central eastern South Australia and Western Australia. Feral goats occur in a wide range of habitats but are not very successful where dingoes are present. In the Endangered […]

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Fact Sheet
Year
2007
Author
Northern Territory Government

Judas goat being kitted out

Judas goat after being radio-collared, eartagged and measured prior to release. This image file may be freely downloaded and used without permission of the copyright holder for educational purposes only. If the image file is to be used for any other purpose other than educational use (including commercial purposes), permission must be obtained directly from […]

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Image
Year
1985
Author
Dr. Robert Henzell

Rangeland degradation due to feral goats and rabbits

This image was taken at Weekeroo Station, South Australia. The three main trunks of an almost-dead mulga (Acacia aneura) rest on the ground in the foreground, with two of them disappearing out of the frame on the right hand side of the photo. Growing up through the mulga is a skinny-stemmed narrow-leaved fuschia-bush (Eremophila alternifolia) […]

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Image
Year
1996
Author
Dr. Robert Henzell

Goats on cliff face

Two feral goats slowly negotiating an almost-sheer cliff face on Arkaroola, North Flinders Ranges, South Australia. A black and white goat is slightly above and to the right of the conspicuous white one. They would be missed during any normal mustering operation, and unless shot would form part of the residual population which would breed […]

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Image
Year
1980
Author
Dr. Robert Henzell

Goats in Adelaide Hills

Feral goats in the South Para Reservoir catchment reserve, Adelaide Hills, South Australia. 84 feral goats were present in 12 square kilometres of native forest and pine plantation. They were eradicated with the aid of Judas goats. This area is still free of feral goats more than 20 years later, despite their presence in another […]

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Image
Year
1985
Author
Dr. Robert Henzell

Feral Goat habitat, South Australia

This series of images shows typical feral goat habitat in South Australia: 1. Feral goat habitat on Arkaroola in the North Flinders Ranges, South Australia. With limited road access, goat control is very difficult in terrain like this. Most control is by shooting from helicopters or by hunters on foot. 2&3. Inaccessible feral goat habitat, […]

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Image
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Author
Dr. Robert Henzell

Aborigines mustering goats

Aborigines on horseback mustering feral goats in Worturpa Pound, in the heart of the mountains in the Vulkathunha-Gammon Ranges National Park, South Australia. The team mustered goats mainly from the more open, flatter country, sometimes aided by traps erected around water points. The musterers would come back for another attempt after several weeks or months, […]

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Image
Year
1980
Author
Dr Robert Henzell

Aerial goat muster, Flinders Ranges SA

This series of images shows an aerial muster of a naturally-occurring herd of feral goats in inaccessible terrain in the North Flinders Ranges, South Australia. These image files may be freely downloaded and used without permission of the copyright holder for educational purposes only. If the image file is to be used for any other […]

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Image
Year
1979
Author
Dr. Robert Henzell

Prioritizing the world’s islands for vertebrate-eradication programmes

In the last 400 years, more species have become extinct on small islands than on continents. Yet, scant attention has hitherto been paid to prioritizing island restorations. Nevertheless, considerable conservation effort is now devoted to removing a major cause of these extinctions ? invasive alien vertebrates. Because modern techniques allow the clearance of invasive vertebrates […]

Reference Type
Journal Article
Year
2007
Author
M. de L. Brooke, G. M. Hilton & T. L. F. Martins

Vegetation damage due to feral goat browsing.

Vegetation damage due to feral goat browsing. Image supplied by NSW DPI. This image file may be freely downloaded and used without permission of the copyright holder for educational purposes only. If the image file is to be used for any other purpose other than educational use (including commercial purposes), permission must be obtained directly […]

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Image
Year
1993
Author
NSW DPI

Feral goat trapping

Images show: 1. Feral goats entering a jump-down trap built around Muckety Dam in Danggali Conservation Park, South Australia. The dam, in near-level terrain, was made by excavating a large hole in the soil forming the bed of a shallow watercourse. 2. Feral goats caught in a jump-down trap at Gleeson Well, Vulkathunha-Gammon Ranges National […]

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Author
Dr. Robert Henzell

Feral goat herds

Images show herds of feral goats on hillside, grazing and running. Images supplied by NSW DPI. These image files may be freely downloaded and used without permission of the copyright holder for educational purposes only. If the image file is to be used for any other purpose other than educational use (including commercial purposes), permission […]

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Image
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NSW DPI

Feral goats herding

Image shows mustering 1600 feral goats in the North Flinders Ranges, South Australia. Photo taken 1979 by R. Henzell. The goats were forced out of rugged, inaccessible terrain with a light aircraft, and then transferred to a ground crew in more open terrain. The photo was taken after the transfer. The ground crew, on motorbikes […]

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Image
Year
1979
Author
Dr Robert Henzell

Judas goat with feral pigs

Judas goat with feral pigs. Image supplied by NSW DPI. This image file may be freely downloaded and used without permission of the copyright holder for educational purposes only. If the image file is to be used for any other purpose other than educational use (including commercial purposes), permission must be obtained directly from the […]

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Image
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NSW DPI

Feral goat with horns

Close up of feral goat with horns. Image supplied by NSW DPI. This image file may be freely downloaded and used without permission of the copyright holder for educational purposes only. If the image file is to be used for any other purpose other than educational use (including commercial purposes), permission must be obtained directly […]

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NSW DPI

Feral goats (and sheep) drinking

1. Feral goats and sheep drinking from the channel leading to an artificial earth dam on Canegrass Station, South Australia. 2. Herd of feral goats drinking at an artificial earth dam on Canegrass Station, South Australia. 3. Feral goats drinking at a stock trough, Parcoola Station, South Australia. The small goat on the left has […]

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Author
Dr. Robert Henzell

Feral goats with sheep

Image shows feral goats amongst a flock of sheep. Image supplied by NSW DPI. This image file may be freely downloaded and used without permission of the copyright holder for educational purposes only. If the image file is to be used for any other purpose other than educational use (including commercial purposes), permission must be […]

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NSW DPI

Goat-browsed bullock bush

1. Feral goat standing on its hind legs to browse a palatable tree, Alectryon oleifolius (bullock bush, rosewood). As a result of this behaviour, a distinct browse line has formed 1.8 metres off the ground. Flinders Ranges National Park, South Australia. 2. These small umbrella-like canopies were all that was left of the foliage on […]

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Dr. Robert Henzell