Feral deer

Deer Family Cervidae There are six species of deer in Australia; fallow (Cervus [Dama] dama), red or wapiti (Cervus elaphus); hog (Cervus [Axis] porcinus); chital, axis or spotted deer (Cervus […]

European rabbit

European rabbits are Australia’s most widespread and destructive environmental and agricultural vertebrate pest. First arriving in Australia with the First Fleet, then deliberately released for hunting in the 1800’s, the rate […]

Feral cat

Feral cats live, hunt and reproduce in the wild. They have the body shape, acute senses and fine coordination perfectly suited for stalking and capturing prey. These traits have allowed […]

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