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Kayangel Atoll may soon be rat free

Discussion in 'Wildlife & Nature Conservation' started by birdsandbats, 8 May 2018.

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    That seems a bit of a premature title; the article states that they're waiting til a 2019 survey before they can be sure if it was successful.
     
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    Changed it.
     
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    It is still good news for Micronesian scrub fowl and come to think of it many other wildlife species aside! Examples given were marine turtles nesting on Kayangel, Palau and Palau flying fox.

    The other cool thing is good cooperation and engagement with local community, who are also set to benefit with the primary threat to their agricultural crops being removed!

    Fingers crossed for the 2019 survey.
     
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