Sniffing out mice in the Antipodes Islands

Publish Date : 06 Mar 2018
Sniffing out mice in the Antipodes Islands
Tui and Piri are helping find mice on the Antipodes Islands.  Photo: C. Nanning

Auckland Council biosecurity advisor Brian Shields is part of a team helping to eradicate mice from the Antipodes Islands.

With dogs Tui and Piri, he has scoured most of the northern part of the island, with the rest on their sniff list to be inspected in the next fortnight.

Read the latest updates from the mouse-hunting team members on their blog

More information

Conservation Minister and scientists off to check out mouse hunt in the Antipodes (TVNZ)

World’s biggest mouse hunt underway on remote Antipodes Islands to test $4 million pest control operation (TVNZ)

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