Fugitive Rat Teaches Lesson About Invasive Species Control

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  • Sep 4 2010 9:45 AM

    Wendy Marsters

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In this National Geographic News article, read about how an invasive rat evaded capture on one of New Zealand's islands for 18 weeks. This seemingly comic cat-and-mouse chase has grim implications for efforts to protect fragile island ecosystems from invasive species. Links to other stories, photos, videos and Web sites are also found on this page.

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