Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Alberta town divided over program to kill feral rabbits

CTVNews.ca Staff

 FILE -- Some of Canmore's feral rabbits are shown in the Alberta town, Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2011. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Bill Graveland)

An Alberta town remains divided over a controversial program to kill feral rabbits at a cost of nearly $300 per bunny.

Ten years ago, the Town of Canmore had an estimated 2,000 feral rabbits. They were former pets that had been breeding outdoors for decades in the tourist town near Banff.

In 2012, Canmore began trapping and euthanizing the rabbits because biologists believed that they were attracting dangerous wildlife like cougars, bears and coyotes...https://www.ctvnews.ca/canada/alberta-town-divided-over-program-to-kill-feral-rabbits-at-cost-of-300-per-bunny-1.4015879

No comments:

Post a Comment