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Individual study: Removal of feral dogs Canis familiaris by befriending them, Viwa Island, Fiji

Published source details

Morley C.G. (2006) Removal of feral dogs Canis familiaris by befriending them, Viwa Island, Fiji. Conservation Evidence, 3, 3-4

Summary

On a Fijian island a decision was made to remove feral dogs Canis familiaris as they were predating upon endangered fauna. Rather than trapping or shooting, by offering food and gradually habituating them to people, almost all were captured unharmed and moved to the main island of Fiji.