Rabbit destructive dunes in Coorong make a comeback

When rabbits moved into the vast dune system that flanks South Australia’s Coorong in 1949, their population peaked at 26 rabbits per hectare and they never planned to leave. A long-term study of vegetation cover on Younghusband Peninsula’s transgressive dunes by Flinders University SA  researchers shows that rabbits were the most destructive factor affecting dune […]