Invasive Predators in New Zealand: Disaster on Four Small Paws (Palgrave Studies in World Environmental History) (Hardcover)

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I. The Years before Cook
1. Introduction (82 million years ago to AD 1280)
2. The Māori Era (1280-1769)
II. The Years of Accidental Invasions
3. Reconstructing Invasion Histories from European Shipping Records (1769-1900) and Genetics (since 2000)
4. European Rats (1769)
5. House Mice (since about 1792)
6. Cats (1769-1900)
III. The Years of Deliberate Introductions
7. Rabbits (1858-1900)
8. Ferrets (1852-1892)
9. Stoats and Weasels (1876-1883)
10. Stoats and Weasels (1883-1892)
11. Lucky Escapes and Nasty Surprises (1884-1920)
IV. What Now?
12. Hard Lessons in Pest Management (1976-2019)

About the Author


Carolyn M. King is an international authority on the biology of mustelids and rodents. Her research experience ranges from native weasels at Oxford to introduced stoats, rats and mice in New Zealand, where official management of invasive predators has long been informed by her books, papers and university teaching.
Product Details
ISBN: 9783030321376
ISBN-10: 3030321371
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: December 19th, 2019
Pages: 343
Language: English
Series: Palgrave Studies in World Environmental History