British Wildlife 24.3 February 2013

Invasive micro-moths from Australia

Australia is very wary of the importation of alien creatures. It has had more than its share of bad experiences. The Rabbit Oryctolagus cuniculus caused immense damage which led to the creation of myxomatosis to control it, with lasting effects on the countryside here in Britain. 

The end of feral wallabies in the Peak District Nature conservation in the early 21st century: all change?
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