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Feral rabbit population ‘surge’ predicted across Australia thanks to La Niña rainfall



By Shannon Corvo,

Friday January 22, 2021 – 11:08 EDT


More rain means more vegetation and an explosion in rabbit numbers.
– ABC licensed


Clint Taylor, who works for Bush Heritage Australia at Bon Bon Station ? a former sheep property that is almost the size of Sydney ? is all too familiar with the destruction rabbits can cause.

In 2019 the organisation and the station, based near Roxby Downs in South Australia’s far north, was awarded a $10,000 grant through the local Natural Resource Management Board to undertake rabbit…



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