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Endangered bird species breeds for first time in ten years


It took a full-scale assault on the brown rats which had practically taken over the island of Canna, but that successful erradication has led to the first breeding of the endangered Manx shearwater in ten years. 7,000 rats were killed to protect the island's native species.

Full story: BBC NEWS | Sheer bliss for rat ravaged bird.