Science & Environment

A virus to cure a plague

It looks endearing but the rabbit’s voracious appetite means that, in some parts of the country, it is more destructive than any other intro­duced pest. Its resistance to environmental stress and its remarkable reproductive capacity makes it almost impossible to control.


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