Re: rainbow lorikeet removal in unwanted areas

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Subject: Re: rainbow lorikeet removal in unwanted areas
From: "Gemfyre" <>
Date: Mon, 23 Feb 2009 18:08:19 +0900
"I may be missing something here, but if 10 released individuals in the 1960s
expanded to 15,000+ in 40 years, trying to control the species would seem a
bit like 'Whistling in the wind'. You are never going to get back to
anything like a manageable figure."

It IS possible. There were millions of Passenger Pigeons and humans managed to wipe them out pretty successfully.

Stirling, W.A.

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