Understorey (less than 3m)

Dama wallaby veg 4sq

Dama wallaby understorey damage (left) compared to exclosure plot (right), at Ōkataina.

The area to the left of the fence is accessible to dama wallabies and deer. Wallabies are excluded from the area to the right of the fence, which showed a 57% increase in plant species diversity between 1984 and 1995.

Photograph: by Dale Williams, Bay of Plenty Regional Council