wild and free for some …

On my field trips searching for suitable plant species in the Kimberley and Pilbara regions, large animals are a regular sight, even well into dry desert regions. All have become naturalized in the Australian environment when stations have been abandoned, or left to move into rugged ranges and wetlands.

The worst environmental damage comes from pigs, thankfully still only in small numbers in the North West.

Previous large animals became extinct before Europeans arrived with their stock and carriage animals.

donkey ferals roebuck-plains kununurra-trip-077spy h6buckley-001 behind

About Tom Harley

Amateur ecologist and horticulturalist and CEO of Kimberley Environmental Horticulture Inc. (Tom Harley)
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