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RHDV K5 FAQ’s
PestSmart have released a set of answers to frequently asked questions about the new strain...
Rabbit Proofing the West
The National Museum of Australia holds many different objects that together record the ecological and...
Rewilding the Western Quoll
Western Quolls are benefitting from, and contributing to, ‘rewilding’ programs with controls for cats, foxes...
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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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