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Project Number
Total Grant Value
Project Theme
Sustainable Land Use Post-mining
Project Period
2001 - 2004


To counter-act the selective herbivory by western grey kangaroos (WGK) on re-vegetated mine sites, plant assessments and animal behaviour experiments were combined in this study.

The numerous outcomes included demonstration that WGK are more browsers than grazers, that herbivory was the most important environmental stress on the plants and that salts and tannins in plants are avoided by WGK.

Keywords: Western grey kangaroos, herbivory, mine site re-vegetation, rehabilitation

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