Meet The Ferals

Season 1

Season 1, Episode 6 - Deer

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Introduced to Australia as a game animal, feral deer are rampant across the country, devouring pasture and causing environmental damage. Control solutions are not simple.

Season 1, Episode 9 - Carp

23 x
Meet the Ferals looks at the devastating impact feral animals have on Australia's environment and agriculture and how farmers control introduced pests like cats, goats, pigs, rabbits and wild dogs.

Season 1, Episode 5 - Pigs

13 x
Wild pigs cause extensive damage to Australia's wildlife and crops and have the potential to spread African Swine Fever and Foot and Mouth disease which would devastate the livestock industry.

Season 1, Episode 8 - Camels

14 x
Australia is home to the world's largest wild population of Arabian camels. About one million camels are running wild, breeding fast, damaging native plants, and making farmers' lives in already tough country, even harder.

Season 1, Episode 7 (Brumbies)

4 x
Brumbies, or wild horses, are both loved and loathed as either a heritage horse or feral pest. It makes controlling their numbers more difficult.

Season 1, Episode 4 (Rabbits)

41 x
Australia has had a 160 year long battle to control the spread of hordes of hungry, rapidly multiplying rabbits, to prevent the damage they cause to farms.

Season 1, Episode 3 (Goats)

51 x
Feral goats are an introduced pest to Australia, but worth as much as lamb meat. They are also money-making saviours to many outback stations in tough times.

Season 1, Episode 2 (Cats)

11 x
Feral cats are deadly killers responsible for the extinction of more than 20 Australian native species and they carry diseases that impact the sheep industry.

Season 1, Episode 1 (Dogs)

27 x
Wild dogs have prevailed against trapping, shooting and poisoning. Now graziers are turning to an old solution, fencing, to protect vulnerable livestock.