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The demise of many of the medium sized (‘critical weight range’) small mammals across south-eastern Australia that followed the concurrent suppression or eradication of dingoes and the arrival of foxes – combined of course with the clearance, development and intensive grazing of land – was for the most part swift and...

We’ve now reached a point in this series where the stories told so far intertwine. The undeniable reality is that, without realising it, the early settlers had paved the way for the establishment and explosion of the fox population – by deliberately persecuting, suppressing and, successfully eradicating from many districts, the...

When you think of pre-European vegetation in south-east SA, what do you see? An old Red Gum standing guard over a waterhole, a carpet of flowers and sedges spreading from its feet? Brown Stringybarks twisting toward the sky from heathy sandhills? Or a dense landscape...
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