Jul 152017
 
POLL: Should invasive animal species be controlled by drowning?

One can understand New Zealand’s apparent frustration with invasive Australian brushtail possums. One can conjure up genuine sadness for the damage the possums cause through their unwavering appetite for birds’ eggs and one can feel real concern for the plight of the native species being edged out. Like many invasive species, they are a nightmare […]

Feb 112013
 
Finding mammals in Sydney (Urban mammals)

When most of us think about wildlife watching, cities are not the environments that usually come to mind. Typically urban development is associated with habitatdestructionand local extinctions. However, not all wildlife species are equally effected by human activities and some have adapted and become quitesuccessfulin human-dominated landscapes. Sydney – Australia’s largest city also managed to […]