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The necessity of dingoes

Culling dingo populations could mean disastrous consequences to the Australian landscape by causing a decline in vegetation due to an increasing number in herbivores, according to University of Canberra research.

The study used mathematical models to explore interaction between dingoes, red kangaroos and pasture throughout the rangelands of eastern Australia,

The theory of an overpopulated herbivore habitat declining in vegetation biomass due to the removal of predators is known as the “trophic cascade” effect.

Read more at University of Canberra

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