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Kangaroos exceed carrying capacity by 360% on Red Hill

Research has been undertaken by ANU doctoral student Brett Howland (reported in the Canberra Times on 12 December 2014) which indicates that Red Hill Reserve should carry no more than 100 kangaroos per sq km to avoid damage to ecosystems and reptiles in particular. It should be noted that in 2014 Red Hill Reserve was carrying around 360 kangaroos per sqkm. More…