Allen, L. and Byrne, D. (2008) Is night-time wind direction important to best practice wild dog trapping and baiting? In: Proceedings of the 14th Australasian Vertebrate Pest Conference, 10-13 June 2008, Canberra, ACT.
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We discovered a significant bias for wild dog scent station spoor (scats and scratches) to be positioned on the north-easterly side of roads and intersections. Counts of this spoor, 50 metres in each direction of north-south and east-west intersections were made in state forests near Roma in southwest Queensland, Cecil Plains on the Darling Downs and Maryborough on the coast during mating season in April/May 2007. While 51% of 190 and 83% of 120 scent station spoor were located on the north-eastern sector of the intersections at Cecil Plains and Roma respectively, spoor were more evenly distributed across all four sectors at Maryborough (n=47).
|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)|
|Additional Information:||© Invasive Animals Cooperative Research Centre.|
|Keywords:||Invasive animals; wild dogs; feral animals.|
|Subjects:||Science > Zoology > Animal behaviour|
Science > Invasive Species > Animals > Animal control and ecology
Science > Zoology > Chordates. Vertebrates > Mammals > Carnivora > Canidae (Dogs)
|Deposited On:||12 Jun 2009 00:19|
|Last Modified:||10 Jun 2011 05:07|
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