Archive: dingoes

DOG001: Trapping of wild dogs using padded-jaw traps

Trapping of wild dogs is often used where poison baiting is less effective, for example, in or around lambing paddocks where there is abundant food. Trapping is useful for targeting […]

DOG002: Trapping of wild dogs using cage traps

Trapping of wild dogs is used where poison baiting is less effective, for example, in or around lambing paddocks where there is abundant food. Trapping is useful for targeting individual […]

DOG004: Ground baiting of wild dogs with 1080

Wild dogs, which include feral domestic dogs, dingoes and their hybrids, prey on livestock causing significant impact on agricultural production. Methods of control include poisoning with sodium fluoroacetate (commonly known […]

DOG003: Ground Shooting of Wild Dogs

Shooting of wild dogs is undertaken by government vertebrate pest control officers, landholders and professional or experienced amateur shooters. Shooting is usually an opportunistic method of control although it can […]

DOG005: Aerial baiting of wild dogs with 1080

Wild dogs, which include feral domestic dogs, dingoes and their hybrids, prey on livestock causing significant impact on agricultural production. Methods of control include poisoning with sodium monofluoroacetate (1080), trapping, […]

Intraguild relationships between sympatric predators exposed to lethal control: predator manipulation experiments

  Introduction Terrestrial top-predators are expected to regulate and stabilise food webs through their consumptive and non-consumptive effects on sympatric mesopredators and prey. The lethal control of top-predators has therefore […]

Surplus killing by introduced predators in Australia-evidence for ineffective anti-predator adaptations in native prey species?

Australian examples of surplus killing by mammalian predators were collated. These included surplus killing of native mammals and birds by foxes (Vulpes vulpes) and stock, native mammals and native birds […]