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Re: Dragon's Paradise Lost - re-planting KD's in Oz
On Wed, Sep 30th, 2009 at 9:26 PM, B tH <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> What are the chances they'd establish themselves
> if re-introduced in the outback?
> They just might drastically reduce the alien
> introductions of cats and rabbits. :-)
I suspect they'd also make a go of reducing the livestock and human populations
as well. That
might not make them too popular.
However there are plenty of off-shore islands in Australia that are teaming
with feral goats or pigs.
Recently a pet dog was washed off a yacht in Queensland, and managed to survive
for months on
an island by hunting young goats. If a domestic dog can do that, then a
wild-born Komodo monitor
should feel right at home.
GIS / Archaeologist Australian Dinosaurs
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