Determine if dingoes regulate kangaroo and emu densities
Type of Study:
Pre-existing contrasts ("natural experiment")
Dingoes regulate kangaroo and emu densities.
Dingo control vs un-controlled properties
c.f. Newsome A., Catling P., Cooke B. D. & Smyth R. (2001) Two ecological universes separated by the dingo barrier fence in semi-arid Australia: interactions between landscapes, herbivory and carnivory, with and without dingoes. The Rangeland Journal 23, 71-98.
SA, Qld and NSW border junction.
Response variable :
index of abundance
32 transects of 1 km2
Caughley G., Grigg G., Caughley J. & Hill G. (1980) Does dingo predation control the densities of kangaroos and emus? Wildlife Research 7, 1-12.