In Argentina, wild red deer are principally treated as a resource, mainly for trophy hunting. Although considered as an unwanted invasive species in National parks and other protected areas, current manipulations are restricted to trophy hunting. Only where densities have reached high levels on some private lands, red deer are specifically culled to decrease the density. Generally, population manipulations are not based on field data, and there are no basic wildlife management approaches employed. Red deer are also commonly kept in enclosures stocked with imported specimens. The aim is to release supposedly superior offspring to the wild, sell individuals to other enclosures or use the animals for hunting within the enclosure. Frequently, animals from enclosures are sold for the purpose of new releases to areas without red deer presence. Cases of escapees have been common.
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Feral deer are declared animal pests in the Auckland Regional Animal Pest
Management Strategy.The ARC ( Auckland Regional Council) and land owners may use one or a
combination of the following techniques to control deer where they become
a threat to areas of high conservation value:
- Shooting - hunting and spotlight shooting by licensed shooters.
- Poison - must be an approved toxic substance and only applied by licensed
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