Meet the Ferals – Rabbits

8 November 2021

Have you ever wondered about the history of feral rabbits in Australia? How and why rabbits were introduced to Australia?

Australia has been battling for more than 160 years to control the spread of hungry, rapidly multiplying rabbits, to prevent the damage they cause to our landscapes.

This 10 minute video looks at the history of rabbits and the devastating impact feral animals have on Australia’s environment and agriculture.

It also discusses what scientists and land managers are doing to control these introduced pests and features great archive footage and tell all interviews.

Produced and presented by ABC Landline reporter, Prue Adams, ‘Meet the Ferals’ is a pest series worth watching!

WARNING: This video contains images of dead and injured rabbits.

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