Tahr cull tops 12,000 but native plant life may take years to recover – Mathew Littlewood, Timaru Herald

DOC ecologist Brian Rance in the Ben Ohau Range on Tuesday.

DOC ecologist Brian Rance in the Ben Ohau Range on Tuesday.
The Department of Conservation and hunters have culled more than 12,000 tahr in its “feral range” in the Southern Alps since July, but there is still much work to do.