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Wild Sheep and Deer in Hawai'i - A Threat to Fragile Ecosystems

Shooting them doesn't work, they just breed more. And they trample on the native plants. These animals were brought to the islands during the last 150 years, and we're trying to develop ways of managing their impact on the native life.

by Hess, Steven C.
U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2008-3102
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Animal behavior, Mammalogy, Mammals, Nonindigenous species, Population dynamics, Wildlife, Wildlife population management
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