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Roos, hare & family dogs

March 8, 2011

Eastern Grey Kangaroo (Macropus giganteus) 7Eastern Grey Kangaroos (Macropus giganteus) are an all too common sight in the district. Their numbers can build up quickly, yet population control through predation is almost nil. With the good season that we’ve had, numbers are likely to increasing rapidly.

The Brown Hare (Lepus capensis) is another herbivore that’s probably doing well this season.

Location – click here then click on ‘satellite’ (top right-hand corner).

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  1. joy godkin permalink
    April 4, 2011 5:17 pm

    This is a common myth that kangaroos have no predators. Cars and dogs take a big toll plus humans with guns. They are our native herbivores, not a pest species, and attitudes need to change.

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