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Australian Plan to Get Rid of Cats Causes Unintended Rabbit Problem

January 14th, 2009 | by Amanda Peterka

A plan from the 1990s to remove all feral cats from Macquarie Island in the land down under hasn't exactly gone as planned. The absence of the cats, meant to save the island's bird population, only made room for a pesky animal that's bothered Australians since the 18th century: the rabbit



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