Rufous Owl & escapers

Subject: Rufous Owl & escapers
From: Ian Cowan <>
Date: Thu, 13 Sep 2007 17:43:08 +1000
escapers? or escapees?


Philip Veerman wrote:

That is an easy one: Only until A> It dies or B> It is recaught, and even maybe
C> It manages somehow to get back to its natural range.

However, if the animal breeds with another one that has escaped in a non 
natural environment, then the offspring and any resulting population thus 
established are ferals or introduced but not escapers.


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