Archives For Animal pests

Scientists from Otago University, DOC and Landcare Research set out to understand how small carnivores hunt, and how we could use any lessons to our advantage in the fight to protect native species.

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In advance of meeting our Predator Free 2050 goal, conservation will continue to require a lot of ingenuity and quick thinking. Here’s what that looks like for mohua.

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Occasionally, you might hear someone say: ‘1080’s not working. We’ve been using it for 60 years, and we’ve still got possums’. That might sound like fair comment, but it fails to recognise a crucial reality: pest control and pest eradication are two very different things.

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