15 Apr 2019

Deer are Not Like Moa

From Lately, 10:45 pm on 15 April 2019
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There's been a long held theory that, like the moa, introduced deer do a good job of keeping the ecosystem balance in our landscape and without them, plants would grow out of control. However, a new study completed by Manaaki Whenua - Landcare Research has discovered that this is not the case, and that deer are a pest and damaging out undergrowth irrevocably.