Cape Town, the alien city

13 October 2015 - 02:02
By Philani Nombembe

The City of Cape Town has urged residents to be on the lookout for aliens which are wiping out vast tracts of valuable grazing land. The city launched its "Invasive Species Week" yesterday.Ulrike Irlich, invasive species monitoring and evaluation programme manager, listed Port Jackson, fountain grass, Australian bluebell creeper, yellow water lily, and the water hyacinth as the top five invasive plants in the city.

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