Warning for Illawarra rabbit owners ahead of release of RHDV calicivirus

Natalie Croxon
By Natalie Croxon
Updated May 16 2022 - 5:57am, first published 5:55am
Pet bunny owners are advised to take steps to protect their animals ahead of the release of a virus to control the feral population. File photo. Picture: Simon Bennett

A deadly virus is set to be released into the wild rabbit population this week to reduce the population in the Illawarra and South Coast, sparking a warning for pet owners.


Natalie Croxon

Natalie Croxon


Reporter at the Illawarra Mercury. Previously of the Bendigo Advertiser, Northern Daily Leader and Quirindi Advocate. Our Watch award winner.

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