Rabbits are still Australia’s most widespread and destructive pest animal despite the introduction of successful biological control agents such as myxomatosis and rabbit calicivirus.
Rabbits are estimated to cost farmers more than $100 million each year. They compete with native wildlife for food and shelter, increasing their exposure to the dangers of predators such as cats and foxes.
|Author||Pest Animal Control CRC|
|Publisher||Pest Animal Control CRC|
|Region||Australia - national|
|Documents||Download fact sheet