NSW Mouse plague: Boom in snakes and predator birds a natural outcome

May 25th, 2021

Wagga Wagga Daily Advertiser, Other, 24/05/2021, Penny Burfitt
NSW’s mouse plague is likely to lead to a boom in other wild animals, experts have said, with populations of reptiles like snakes and lizards, predator birds and possibly frogs and insects set to rise. Farmers in the area have reported seeing more predators since the plague took off. […] CSIRO researcher Steve Henry said we’re likely to see more of most species while the plague is ongoing thanks to more food and the same favourable conditions that allow the mice to thrive.

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