Poster presentation 12th International Mammalogical Congress

Deer and kangaroos - are they spreading weeds in their scat? (#708)

Michael Dwyer 1 , Bill Bateman 1 , Peter Adams 2 , Connor Davin 1
  1. Curtin University, Perth, WA, Australia
  2. Murdoch University, Perth, WA, Australia

Native kangaroos and feral deer share the same landscapes in parts of Australia. They are likely to share some similar diet items.  Do the same species of plant, native and weeds, germinate from kangaroo and deer scats?  We present data on germination trials from scat collected in Western Australia