A rabbiter, his dog and his horses pose in front of a fence strung with rabbits in Southland in 1904. By the 1870s rabbit numbers had exploded and their grazing meant that fewer sheep could be run. Station owners countered by employing rabbiters who snared, trapped, shot and poisoned their quarry.
Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi
Otago Daily Times
Reference: 15 July 2006, p. 103
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