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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

ISSN

0021-8618

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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