invasive species

WSB: Tracking feral swine sounders

May 24, 2021

Researchers are determined to learn as much as they can about feral pigs’ group dynamics by developing special tools to track dozens of individuals at a time. ...

Eradication lets Rat Island shed its name

April 16, 2021

Rat Island, one of many islands in the Aleutian archipelago in Alaska, used to be aptly named. Invasive rats first arrived after escaping from a Japanese shipwreck ...

Cats prey on bats around the world

April 9, 2021

Malik Oedin and his colleagues first started to notice unexpected remains of flying foxes turning up in the scat of feral cats in New Caledonia, a French territory ...

Zebra mussels found in aquarium supplies

March 30, 2021

Invasive zebra mussels have been discovered in moss balls sold in pet supply stores in North Dakota, prompting state agencies to institute a quarantine on the ...
1 2 3 13