Kōrero: Rabbits

Stoat with rabbit kill

Stoat with rabbit kill

Despite their small size, stoats are aggressive hunters and readily kill young rabbits. Unfortunately, they have also taken a great toll on New Zealand’s native ground-dwelling birds, killing young chicks and eating eggs.

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Department of Conservation
Reference: 10046743
Photograph by Dave Wills

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Robert Peden, 'Rabbits - Using predators for control', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/15264/stoat-with-rabbit-kill (accessed 12 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Robert Peden, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008