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Models for the Control of Feral Water Buffalo (Bubalus Bubalis) Using Constant Levels of Offtake and Effort

A model of population growth of feral water buffalo is presented and used as a basis for simulating buffalo control exercises. Simulations incorporated annual removal of constant numbers of buffalo, annual allocations of constant amounts of control effort, or continous application of effort until control density had been achieved. The models rely on data from […]

Australia’s buffalo dilemma

One of the many unusual elements of the biota of Australia is the concentration of many tens of thousands of feral water buffaloes on the monsoonal plains of Arnhem Land. These animals have been the most prominent faunal component in a 60,000 square mile (155,400 km2) area for more than a century, and comprise the […]