Tag Archives: rodents

Of mice and dogs

New study suggests that the role of the dingo in controlling smaller predators is more complex than first thought. A surveillance operation is underway in one of the most remote parts of the Australian continent. For 24 hours a day … Continue reading

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Predicting rat plagues in the heart of the continent

They ate the supplies belonging to Burke and Wills, and more recently chewed on the electrical wiring through-out homesteads, and have even disrupted communication networks. An invasion that presumably leaves the Channel Country in western Queensland and spreads out across … Continue reading

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