Biologists Return to Rat Island to Find Dead Gulls and Eagles

Rat Island, in the Aluetians, may almost be considered rat-free, but spreading poison there might have had unintended consequences. When biologists returned to the area this summer they didn’t find any live rats, but they did find 186 gulls and 41 dead bald eagles.

Anne Hillman, KUCB – Unalaska

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