Tag: Wildlife Management

Outfoxing predators

In experimenting with non-lethal control methods for introduced animals, researchers from the Australian National University and the University of South Australia found that if baits deliberately laid for red foxes (Vulpes vulpes) are spiked with capsules containing a chemical that causes vomiting and nausea, the reaction is similar to that […]

Artificial habitat structures for wildlife conservation: use with caution

An increase in the use of artificial habitat structures for wildlife species under threat from habitat loss or disturbance is not without risk according to the results of a study published recently in the journal Austral Ecology. Co-author Tenaya Duncan, a Conservation and Wildlife Biology PhD student at Western Australia‚Äôs […]