Ecological and human dimensions of management of feral horses in Australia: a review

  title={Ecological and human dimensions of management of feral horses in Australia: a review},
  author={Dale G. Nimmo and Kelly K. Miller},
  journal={Wildlife Research},
In Australia, the management of feral horse populations is a contentious issue, owing to their pluralistic status as an introduced pest and a national icon. In this review, we synthesise current knowledge of the ecological effects of feral horses and the human dimensions of feral horse management, using case studies from around the world to illustrate contentious and successful management practices. We highlight gaps in the literature and suggest that more peer-reviewed research would be… 
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