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For information on what makes rabbits so rascally, see the article from Atlas Obscura (2015).
Louis Pasteur and the $10m rabbit reward
This article from ABC News provides an interesting look at the history of the rabbit...
From bestselling book to opera: The Rabbits are unleashed on stage
John Marsden’s children’s book titled The Rabbits has been recreated for the stage, an interesting...
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Dingoes, rabbits & diseases
Dingoes have been promoted as a means to suppress rabbits, but history tells a different story. It seems dingoes and diseases like RHDV can hold rabbit numbers in some circumstances, but dingoes alone cannot suppress rabbits well enough to prevent continuing ecological damage.
Insights about Covid-19 from rabbit bio-control
When RHDV first appeared in Australia it spread poorly amongst young rabbits with little affect on them. However a later variant, RHDV2 is recognised as spreading amongst young rabbits. When Covid-19 initially spread, it rarely affected children. Could it follow the same path as RHDV?
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