The slippery slope of exporting invasive species: the case of Himalayan tahr arriving in South America

@article{Flueck2009TheSS,
  title={The slippery slope of exporting invasive species: the case of Himalayan tahr arriving in South America},
  author={Werner T. Flueck},
  journal={Biological Invasions},
  year={2009},
  volume={12},
  pages={1467-1475}
}
  • W. T. Flueck
  • Published 1 June 2010
  • Biology
  • Biological Invasions
Releasing alien mammals was considered positive in the past, but impacts were recognized as important already decades ago. Himalayan tahr were introduced to New Zealand (NZ), resulting in overt damage and continuous government control programs. Existing laws could not prevent NZ exports, and Argentina imports of tahr, although NZ authorities recommended against these imports. National and provincial legislation was possibly too complex, contradictory or incomplete to be enforced, or had… Expand
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