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RHDV story on ABC TV Landline program, March 2007
The ABC TV program Landline featured a story on rabbits and RHDV on March 25....
Australia after rabbits, ECOS Magazine, 2003
Since its escape from Wardang Island, SA, in 1995 rabbit haemorrhagic disease (RHD) has caused...
ECOS Magazine article, Dec 2011
ECOS magazine, an online based publication produced by the CSIRO, has published the timely article...
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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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