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Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4

Keywords

Vertebrate pests, Pest control

First Page Number

85

Last Page Number

89

Abstract

For more than 3000 years man has tried to reduce the numbers of pest animals by payment of bounties. In general, the system has failed.

This article, by a research scientist who specalizes in the study of declared (pest) animals in Western Australia reviews some of the literature about bounties and comments on the situation in Australia.

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