"“It’s a sad fact there are more rabbits in Australia than there are of any native mammal species, including kangaroos,” Mr Andrews said.
“Not only do rabbits compete with local animals for food and burrows, but they also destroy habitat, eating native plants and eroding soils so that weeds take over.”
He said it only took one rabbit per football field-sized paddock to affect native species."
|As if the Crowe problem isn't bad enough in Australia, now rabbits?-)|
|"...it only took one rabbit per football field-sized paddock to affect native species"|
|I think introducing Sharks would easily tackle the rabbit problem in Oz;-)|
"Kate Miller-Heidke, the Melbourne-based writer and performer diverted from her pop persona this year to co-write and appear in
The Rabbits, Opera Australia’s production based on John Marsden’s children’s book."
|Tells of the effects of man on his environment and how changes have taken place over time, in Australia.|
Backstage with Marcus Corowa at Opera Australia’s production of The Rabbits
|Kate Miller-Heidke as Bird in The Rabbits|
"That charity is Bowel Cancer Australia and their annual fundraising effort, Decembeard. This December, people all over the country will be growing their beards – be it downstairs or upstairs – to raise money to fight bowel cancer and help save lives. Anyone who participates in Decembeard, or sponsors someone involved, will receive a free download of the song."
I just couldn't resist tagging a bad pun about bums and rabbits right at the end of this post, sorry.
Hopefully there will be no more updates for this rabbit-hole of a post (ouch!-).