Eradication of feral goats Capra hircus from Pinta Island , Galápagos , Ecuador

  title={Eradication of feral goats Capra hircus from Pinta Island , Gal{\'a}pagos , Ecuador},
  author={Karl J. Campbell and C. Josh Donlan and Felipe Augusto Constantino Seabra da Cruz and Victor G. Carri{\'o}n},
Over the last 30 years techniques have been developed to eradicate feral goat populations from islands (Daly, 1989; Veitch & Clout, 2002). These techniques, which include both ground and aerial hunting campaigns, as well as the use of Judas goats, have resulted in the successful eradication of goats from >100 islands worldwide (K. Campbell, unpub. data). The use of Judas goats, radio-collared individuals that are released and associate with conspecifics, aid in removing goats at low densities… CONTINUE READING
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