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The kangaroo conundrum: home range studies and implications for land management

Viggers, Karen; Hearn, John

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1. The movement of native herbivores onto agricultural land is a key management issue world-wide as they may compete with domestic livestock for pasture and contribute to overgrazing and soil erosion. Eastern grey kangaroos Macropus giganteus are viewed as a problem species in temperate south-eastern Australia, where high-density populations in reserves encroach on nearby farmland. 2. This study examined home range size and use in M. giganteus across different types of land use and in relation...[Show more]

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Date published: 2003
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/85282
Source: Journal of Applied Ecology
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2664.2005.01001.x

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