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Success of South Georgia’s rat eradication campaign makes BBC news

Saturday, July 6th 2013 - 06:51 UTC
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The world's largest rat eradication campaign has now laid toxic bait on a further 580 sq km of South Georgia, reaching its target. These poisonous pellets have now been spread on 70% of the rat-infested island, according to a BBC report from Melissa Hogenboom. Read full article

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  • Porto Margaret

    The campaign began due to the infestation of Argentine rodents in ’82 and their successful eradication. This is the culmination with removal of the smaller four legged rats.

    For those that are 'amante de los roedores' please visit : http://www.turismo.gov.ar/eng/menu.htm

    Jul 06th, 2013 - 01:23 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Marcos Alejandro

    English eradication campaign next.

    Jul 06th, 2013 - 04:56 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Beef

    What do you intend to do Marcos? Bore us to death!

    Jul 06th, 2013 - 08:27 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Conqueror

    @2 You tried that in '82. Failed. Dismally!

    Jul 07th, 2013 - 10:17 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    That's the answer to all of The Dark Country's problems!!!

    Drop 15 million suitably distributed poison pellets to eradicate the Peronistas infesting The Dark Country.

    I don't know why it was not thought of before.

    Jul 07th, 2013 - 01:44 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    Beef....I believe their plan of action is to cry. long, hard and loud enough with hopes of world wide pity.
    marcos, you can't even use your military against your own people anymore let alone to make an attempt at the ultimate theft in asslips kirchner's mind...........the British Falklands.
    You can steal your citizens private pensions
    You can steal your citizens U$
    You can steal oil companies
    You can steal railways
    You can steal farmers grains

    I really would love to see you attempt those islands.

    BTW marcos......does eradicating the British from their islands mean you RG's have developed your version of the “Final Solution”.......genocide planning? Is this what you learned from harboring WWII nazi's?

    Jul 07th, 2013 - 02:57 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • reality check

    Chris! Does his know he wants to wipe them out?

    Jul 07th, 2013 - 03:08 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Anglotino

    “English eradication campaign next”

    As with every other Argentine government policy, this one has also been a massive failure.

    PMSL

    Jul 07th, 2013 - 05:59 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    7 reality check

    Not sure I understand your post. :o(

    Jul 07th, 2013 - 06:15 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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