Story: Diseases of sheep, cattle and deer

Tutu

Tutu

Tutu (Coriaria arborea) is a native shrub that is probably responsible for more animal deaths than any other plant in New Zealand. Apart from poisoning cattle and sheep, tutu has poisoned dogs, humans and two circus elephants.

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How to cite this page:

Gary Clark, Neville Grace and Ken Drew, 'Diseases of sheep, cattle and deer - Sheep footrot and poisonous plants', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/artwork/17430/tutu (accessed 17 November 2018)

Story by Gary Clark, Neville Grace and Ken Drew, published 24 Nov 2008