1080 pest control on tahr populations research.

Game Animal Council and Zero Invasive Predators joint research project into the effects of 1080 pest control on tahr populations.

On Saturday 13 April, during the initial stages of toxic baiting, 14 radio-tagged tahr, were present in the operational area. Further rounds of Sky Ranger monitoring were carried out, on Tuesday 16, Thursday 18, and Monday 22 April. All 14 tahr were found alive in the operational area during each round of post-toxin monitoring.

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