Demise of the dingo

Caughley G., Grigg G., Caughley J. & Hill G. (1980) Does dingo predation control the densities of kangaroos and emus? Wildlife Research 7, 1-12.

Aim: 
Determine if dingoes regulate kangaroo and emu densities
Type of Study: 
Pre-existing contrasts ("natural experiment")
Key Results: 
Dingoes regulate kangaroo and emu densities.
Treatments: 
Dingo control vs un-controlled properties
Models: 
Frequentist.
Comments: 
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.
Reviewer: 
Aaron Greenville
Locations: 
SA, Qld and NSW border junction.
Response variable : 
index of abundance
Replication: 
32 transects of 1 km2
Ecosystem: 
Arid zone
Full Reference: 
Caughley G., Grigg G., Caughley J. & Hill G. (1980) Does dingo predation control the densities of kangaroos and emus? Wildlife Research 7, 1-12.