Got a freshly dead stoat in your trap? Want to feed your family a tasty meal. No – we’re not offering up stoat recipes here. But the black tip of a stoat’s tail makes a great fishing lure for catching trout and if you’re keen to give a stoat tail fly a go, Taupo’s ‘Didymo Dave’ Cade is just the man … [Read More...] about ‘Didymo Dave’ makes trout lures from stoat tails
How old can an old bird get? It depends on the species of course and the risks of predation and starvation and all the other hazards of a life lived … [Read More...] about Oystercatcher on Mokau Estuary reaches venerable old age
Sanctuary fences keep predators out – but they’ve also become a popular ‘highway’ for ship rats travelling around the sanctuary exterior. Rats have … [Read More...] about What’s happening up in the hood?
Cautious rats – bait shy and trap shy – are a problem worldwide and researchers at the University of Liverpool, UK have been looking at other ways to … [Read More...] about Liverpool researchers study rat audio lures