Lord Howe Island within whiskers of wiping out all rodents

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By Olivia Calver
Updated February 2 2021 - 7:22pm, first published 7:00pm
Dr Terry O'Dwyer releasing a woodhen after captive management for the duration of the rodent eradication project. Photo: Supplied

As mice numbers rise to concerning levels on the mainland, Lord Howe Island is celebrating the believed eradication of hundreds of thousands of rodents which have plagued the idyllic isle since the late 1800s.

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Olivia Calver

Journalist

Journalist for The Land