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Predation by, disease spread from, and general management of introduced European red foxes (Vulpes vulpes) and wild dogs (Canis) is a multi-million dollar problem in Australia. Queensland alone recently estimated that wild dogs cost that state’s economy $33M annually. Effective local management tools for foxes and wild dogs are therefore essential for land managers to [...]
A lure is needed for cost-effective control of feral goat populations dispersed in forests. We evaluated the odour delta-decanolactone and the pheromone (Z)-7-dodecen-1-yl acetate in a series of trials using penned Angora goats on two New Zealand farms. Filter paper discs at each of two feeders stocked with lucerne chaff dispensed 2 mL of odour [...]
Field trials were conducted in central Australia to evaluate the ability of various olfactory lures to attract feral cats (Felis catus L.). Ten food-based lures, one plant extract and two scent-based lures (anal-gland preparations from male and female cats) were evaluated on the basis of visitation rates and elicited behavioural responses. A visual lure composed [...]