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Symposium to explore the technical opportunities and social implications of next-gen biocontrols for invasive species.
Time for a National Rabbit Action Plan
Foundation for Rabbit-Free Australia is calling for the appointment of a national rabbit management coordinator...
Rabbit-Free Phillip Island
Protecting houses and ‘at-risk’ vegetation from rabbits are goals for ‘Rabbit-Free Phillip Island’.
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Rabbit, feral cat & fox control. A springboard to landscape recovery.
The problem The 2021 State of the Environment report (Australian government) notes that rabbits affect...
Genetics help paint a picture. Rabbits across Australia.
Blog: Brian Cooke & Bruce Munday. Featured image: Ron Sinclair. Chasing the DNA trail has...
Who rules the burrow?
Social hierarchies in rabbits are not so unlike what you would find in a period drama. These social machinations are an ingenious way to give the next generation a genetic advantage. The fittest animals become dominant and produce by far the most offspring, while the risks of inbreeding are neatly sidestepped by having the boys leave home while the girls mostly stay.
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