Story: Rabbits

Bulldozing rabbit warrens (3rd of 3)

Bulldozing rabbit warrens

One way of destroying rabbits was to bulldoze their warrens. The entrances to the burrows can be seen in the foreground. Bulldozing was only of temporary use, at best – the remaining rabbits soon colonised new areas, and in time returned to their old sites.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: AANR 6329 55 K 3822

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Robert Peden, 'Rabbits - Controlling rabbits with poison', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 17 May 2022)

Story by Robert Peden, published 24 Nov 2008