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introduced species

one that does not naturally occur in the area and has been brought in accidentally or intentionally by man, for example, rabbits in Australia (introduced originally to the British Isles from Spain).
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My participation in CE programs related to exotic species is more limited but is usually 2 to 3 times a year.
The growth of native plants was reduced far more than the growth of exotic species, indicating natives were more vulnerable to natural soil-borne microbes.
It is blessed with many natural wonders, from exotic species of animals and Mayan ruins, (right) to waterfalls and rain forests.
In the gardens, you'll discover thousands of exotic species, famous rhododendrons and the magical Quarry Garden, with ravines, pinnacles and sheer rock faces inspired by the quarries of Sicily.
If you're unsure what species you have, you should speak to a vet who specialises in exotic species.
While calling on all of us to help protect each and every one, the three picture-packed gatefolds inside showcase even more familiar and exotic species.
19,000 saplings of different indigenous and exotic species of trees had already been planted in the Green Park.
GARDENERS could be spreading a lethal frog disease by stocking suburban ponds with exotic species or moving frogspawn around, scientists have warned.
Sibbaluca said the snakes consisting nine reticulated pythons and six exotic species including five albino and one green python will be released back into the wild as soon their conditions improve after proper treatment and care.
We must know the nature of experimentation being carried out: are they crossing Indian and Exotic species.
On a global level birds account for the second most commonly traded exotic species behind reptiles.
Professor Matthew Fisher, a member of the team from Imperial College London, said: "This study has shown the threat of importing exotic species without appropriate screening for infectious diseases.