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Table 4 Correlations (r) and p values (p) for relationships in longer-term prey PTI trends between baited and unbaited areas at nine sites across Australia

From: Sympatric prey responses to lethal top-predator control: predator manipulation experiments

Site   Birds Rabbits Possums Small mammals^ Macropods Pigs Echidnas Toads Frogs Hopping-mice Reptiles*
Barcaldine r 0.7770 0.8134 0.0461 0.8427 0.8297 0.1693 -0.0767 -0.0878 0.6114 NP RE
p <0.0000 <0.0000 0.8346 <0.0000 <0.0000 0.4399 0.7280 0.6905 0.0019
Blackall r 0.5024 0.1790 -0.0500 0.5191 0.7382 -0.1062 0.3442 ND -0.0670 NP RE
p 0.0203 0.4376 0.8296 0.0159 0.0001 0.6469 0.1266 0.7730
Cordillo r 0.4135 0.4077 NP 0.9100 0.3372 X ND NP X 0.0893 0.3938
p 0.3564 0.3640 0.0044 0.4595 0.8489 0.3755
Lambina r 0.8835 0.7018 NP 0.9568 0.8849 NP ND NP 0.9931 0.9180 0.9618
p 0.0196 0.1201 0.0028 0.0191 0.0001 0.0278 0.0022
Mt Owen r 0.8323 0.0330 0.6828 0.9017 0.7906 -0.0808 X NR NR NP RE
p <0.0000 0.8932 0.0013 <0.0000 0.0001 0.7421
Quinyambie r 0.4265 0.8052 NP 0.9834 -0.1040 ND -0.0769 NP X 0.9557 0.7755
p 0.1283 0.0005 <0.0000 0.7235 0.7938 <0.0000 0.0011
Strathmore r 0.8764 ND 0.5093 0.2370 0.7563 0.8764 X NR NR NP RE
p 0.0019 0.1613 0.5392 0.0184 0.0019
Tambo r 0.6343 0.4928 0.1108 0.8318 0.4171 -0.1936 -1215 X 0.9932 NP RE
p 0.0083 0.0524 0.6829 0.0001 0.1080 0.4726 0.6539 X <0.0000
Todmorden r 0.7226 -0.0273 NP 0.8860 0.8865 NP ND NP X 0.7589 0.1210
p 0.0120 0.9365 0.0003 0.8865 0.0068 0.7231
  1. NP = not present; X = insufficient data; Goannas represent only Varanus spp. at Cordillo, Lambina, Quinyambie and Todmorden, but include a small proportion of other reptiles at the other sites (see also [25]).