Alien Australian possums could be helpful, not harmful to recovering ecosystems in New Zealand — Evolution Story Time

Can alien species be helpful to some ecosystems? Apparently so!

Horror stories of an alien species taking over and annihilating diversity in a native ecosystem have become pervasive in ecological news. This happens as our world continues to become more and more interconnected: species are moved around by humans- be it intentional or not. There are the rabbit, cane toad and camel population sizes exploding in Australia. There […]

via Alien Australian possums could be helpful, not harmful to recovering ecosystems in New Zealand — Evolution Story Time

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