These pest control operators from the Wellington regional council are picking up dead rabbits after a poisoning operation. Depending on the poison, rabbit carcasses can be deadly if eaten by dogs and cats, so they are usually removed after poisoning operations near towns or walking tracks. However on farmland the carcasses are often left lying, so farmers need to keep their dogs under control.
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Source: Environment Waikato