Story: South Canterbury region

Hunting chamois

Hunting chamois

A hunter poses with a chamois in the Southern Alps. Regular culling of deer helps to protect native plants, which reduces erosion and the destruction of the native mountain flora.

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Photograph by Bill Allison

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John Wilson, 'South Canterbury region - Sport, culture, society and leisure', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 21 January 2020)

Story by John Wilson, updated 2 Feb 2017