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Mr Foxy Whiskered Gentleman Your Days Are Numbered

July 11th, 2009 · 16 Comments · Blog

A swamp wallaby – one of the few native mammals surviving the fox invasion. Picture by Wil Allen Story by JAMES WOODFORD Having left Sydney five years ago, we have discovered that farms and forests are not just being over run by seachangers but also by a secret underworld of swarms of exotic pests. In […]

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An Unsolved Mystery

March 5th, 2009 · 4 Comments · Blog

Last century I wrote a story about the rabbit calicivirus escaping its island quarantine in South Australia. A few weeks after visiting the area in the Spring of 1995 the calicivirus jumped containment yet again and spread throughout the continent, killing hundreds of millions of rabbits. Myself and photographer, Peter Rae, were accused of being […]

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NO MORE BUNNY BUSINESS; the end for Centennial Park’s dirty wotten wabbits

May 31st, 2008 · No Comments · News

  By JAMES WOODFORD Andrew Glover’s clandestine raid on Centennial Park would have left Elmer Fudd wide-eyed with awe. Glover is the managing ranger with the Moss Vale Rural Lands Protection Board, and is used to complex and controversial shooting tasks. In the past he has shot wild pigs at Hurstville and deer in the […]

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