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South Georgia declared rat-free: four year successful program to eradicate invasive rodents

Wednesday, May 9th 2018 - 08:24 UTC
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A Dundee-based charity has succeeded in its epic mission to declare a sub-Antarctic island rodent-free for the first time since humans arrived more than 200 years ago. In 2011, the South Georgia Heritage Trust started the world’s largest project to remove the invasive rats and mice to save South Georgia’s wildlife, including threatened pipits and pintails. Read full article


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  • Marti Llazo

    The invasive argentine vermin were removed in 1982.

    May 09th, 2018 - 04:11 pm - Link - Report abuse +3
  • The Voice

    Marti, you beat me to it.

    May 10th, 2018 - 12:06 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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