Archive: wallabies

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 […]

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) […]