Rats On Islands Disrupt Ecosystems From Land To Sea, Researchers Find

Seabird colonies on islands are highly vulnerable to introduced rats, which find the ground-nesting birds to be easy prey. But the ecological impacts of rats on islands extend far beyond seabird nesting colonies, according to a new study by researchers at the University of California, Santa Cruz.

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Updated: February 17, 2012 — 7:38 pm

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