Lecture 21-Introduced Species

Lecture 21-Introduced Species - Introduced Species Elements...

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Unformatted text preview: Introduced Species Elements of Ecology: Chapter 28 Caulerpa invasion: http://www.floridaenvironment.com/images/Caulerpa3a.jpg Introduced (Exotic) Invasive Species The #2 cause of extinction! Introduced (Exotic) Invasive Species The #2 cause of extinction! Species brought from one location to another Introduced (Exotic) Invasive Species The #2 cause of extinction! Species brought from one location to another Can often out-compete natives Some Famous Introduced Species Sparrows Pigeons Norway rats Starlings Nile perch (2/3 species loss!) Rabbits (to Australia) Cats/dogs to islands Goats Brown tree snake on Guam Introduced Rabbits in Australia http://users.rcn.com/jkimball.ma.ultranet/BiologyPages/A/AustralianRabbits.jpg Introduced Foxes in Australia http://www.zoo.org.au/conservation/imagedir/ebb_fox.jpg http://www.cambridge2000.com/gallery/images/P6106355e.jpg http://www.hear.org/Galapagos/invasives/topics/management/vertebrates/projects/cats.htm http://www.savanna.org.au/search/images/feralcat.jpg http://images.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.ircf.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/sluggerkilledbydogs.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.ircf.org/programs/grand-cayman-blue-iguana/grand-cayman-blue- iguana-threats/&usg=__GcUwwbaqcM-x6_bvEmKQCEigEbw=&h=502&w=789&sz=329&hl=en&start=4&um=1&tbnid=AIT-IMrToy2WWM:&tbnh=91&tbnw=143&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dslugger %2Bblue%2Biguana%26gbv%3D2%26hl%3Den%26sa%3DG%26um%3D1 http://images.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://retrieverman.files.wordpress.com/2009/07/cat-kills-bird.jpg&imgrefurl=http://retrieverman.wordpress.com/2009/07/06/one-solution-to-the-feral-cat- problem/&usg=__kvRZvuDJzFEnXapPfRP9FxdSocw=&h=930&w=1024&sz=457&hl=en&start=6&um=1&tbnid=FDIUDaBg1Gx1MM:&tbnh=136&tbnw=150&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dferal%2Bcats %2Bbirds%26gbv%3D2%26hl%3Den%26sa%3DN%26um%3D1 Feral Cats Dogs http://www.tourdeturtles.org/images/dog-eating-hatchling.jpg http://pixdaus.com/index.php?pageno=144&sort=mcomments http://images.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.seaturtlefoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2008/05/dog-attack2-barry-krueger-2008-web.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.seaturtlefoundation.org/threats/human/threats-feral-animal-http://images....
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