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Wild goats at Yardea
Title : Wild goats at Yardea Wild goats at Yardea
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Creator : Evans, W.R.
Source : B 54226
Date of creation : 1905
Format : Photograph
Dimensions : 200 x 155 mm
Contributor : State Library catalogue
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Description :

Wild goats amongst rocky terrain at Yardea, north of the Gawler Ranges. Goats arrived in Australia with the First Fleet in 1788. Feral goats are most commonly found in semi-arid and arid pastoral areas used for sheep grazing, where water is common and the dingo is absent or uncommon. They eat most types of plants in these areas.

Period : 1884-1913
Place : Yardea
Region : Flinders Ranges and Far North - Outback
Further reading :
Rolls, Eric C. They all ran wild: the story of pests on the land in Australia, London: Angus & Robertson, 1977
Strahan, Ronald, ed. The mammals of Australia: the national photographic index of Australian wildlife, Chatswood, N.S.W.: Reed Books: The Australian Museum, 1995
Internet links :
Feral animals - goats : Department of Environment and Natural Resources
Feral Animals in Australia: Australian Government Department of the Environment and Water Resources website



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