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2009-07-18 09:01:11
Yes, rabbits were introduced to Australia & are now considered a pest. They're sold in pet shops though - where's the logic one might ask? Cane toads were also imported into Australia, & are outsmarting us. And the innocent cute little goldfish found in bowls on dining room buffets, have just been listed as a nuisance in our inland waterways - people no longer wanting them as pets let them go in the river, now they're eating out populations of fish native to our rivers.
2009-05-07 08:18:16
There was one animal that was introduced to Australia, but I can't remember for sure which animal...probably rabbits. Anyways, they are causing a lot of problems to the vegetation etc.
2009-05-07 08:06:53
Not just non-native, but a pretty aggressive plant..lots of examples of non-native plants and critters causing problems...kudzu, snake-head, nutria, razor-clams...some introduced to help solve a problem, then became a problem..others, like razor clams, introduced by accident...
2009-05-07 07:19:37
2009-05-07 07:13:19
That's not useless information. Could it be banned because it's non-native, thus the authorities would be concerned about pampass grass would overtake/kill native plants?
2009-05-07 04:08:03
In San Diego County or was it The Town of Apple Valley? Either or, this grass has been outlawed. Non-Native reasons I guess. I was trying to get some plans approved for a project and Pampass was on the list of things not allowed for the landscape. I just thought I'd share that little bit of useless information.