Tagged: Himalayan Tahr

Some thoughts on the current tahr debate - Guest Work

Guest Author Sep 28, 2018

Professor David Norton New Zealand’s native flora evolved without ungulates (deer, chamois, tahr, goats, merinos) and did not develop many of the defensive mechanisms that are present in plants in other parts of the world. Ungulates have well documented adverse impacts on New Zealand’s native vegetation, especially when at high densities. Exclusion of ungulates, including tahr, has led to … Read More