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Public attitudes to current and proposed forms of pest animal control

This report identifies and reviews Australasian and international research on public attitudes towards current and proposed forms of control for invasive animals. The review is primarily intended as an information resource for those involved in researching and managing the impacts of animal pests in Australia and New Zealand. Animals covered in the review include: foxes, […]

Reference Type
Report
Year
2009
Author
Gerard Fitzgerald

Echinococcus granulosus in farm dogs and dingoes in south eastern Queensland

Twenty-nine farms with a prevalence of greater than 20% of hydatidosis in cattle were visited in south eastern Queensland between August and December 1982. All farms carried beef cattle but none sheep. Twenty-four had dingoes and wallabies but only 8 had feral pigs. On 17 farms either macropods were killed for dog food or dogs […]

Reference Type
Journal Article
Year
1985
Author
Baldock F. C., Thompson R. C., Kumaratilake, L. M. and Shield, J.

Management of North Island weka and wallabies on Kawau Island

The largest island population of North Island weka (Gallirallus australis greyi) in New Zealand, a Category B threatened species, is about 2100-5000 birds on Kawau Island in the Hauraki Gulf. Kawau I. is also inhabited by a number of pest mammal species, including four species of wallaby, believed to be a threat to the habitat […]

Reference Type
Report
Year
2002
Author
Shaw, W. G. and Pierce, R. J.

Problems caused by kangaroos and wallabies

Kangaroos can cause damage to fences, compete with domestic livestock for grazing and water, and graze and trample crops. Some individual kangaroos harass or threaten humans at picnic areas where they have become accustomed to being fed by members of the public. Black Wallaby grazing can cause damage to young trees in plantations.

Reference Type
Fact Sheet
Year
2003
Author
Temby, I

Impacts of aerial 1080 poisoning on the birds of Rangitoto Island, Hauraki Gulf, New Zealand

In November 1990, an eradication program was started against brushtail possums (Trichosurus vulpecula) and rock wallabies (Petrogale penicillata) on Rangitoto Island, New Zealand. Green-dyed pellets containing 1080 poison (sodium fluoroacetate) were appli

Reference Type
Journal Article
Year
1992
Author
C. J. Miller and S. Anderson