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1080: A poison commonly used to control feral animals especially foxes, feral cats and feral pigs.
Aerial Culling: The mass shooting of animals from a helicopter.
Australian Bush: Australian term for uninhabited and uncultivated forest land.
Blue Mountains: The name of an area in the Great Dividing
approximately 100 kilometres west of Sydney.
CSIRO: Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research
government funded organisation.
First Fleet: The name of the first settlers from England that
landed at Sydney
Cove on the 26th of January, 1788. This voyage was captained by
Captain Arthur Philip.
Immunocontraception: To make immune from conceiving, not
being able to
give pregnancy due to a protein required to give birth being
removed by a the body's immune system.
Immunocontraceptive: Produced by the body's immune system, which
annihilates the protein
required to give birth.
Macquarie Island: A sub-Antarctic island that is
approximately 1500 kilometres
SE of Hobart, Tasmania. Home of many rare migrational
Rabies: A fatal, infectious disease of the brain, transmitted
by the bite of a rabid
RSPCA: Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to
Animals. An animal
Sodium Monofluoroacetate: The poison more commonly known as 1080.
Wallabies: A small marsupial of close relation to Kangaroos.
Native Animals in the Text
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