Mice swept Australia: millions of dollars in damages are alarming across the country

Canberra (Australia) – L ‘ Australia Fighting against an army of a ball That invaded New South Wales and is now advancing into Southern Queensland, Victoria and the Southern States: i damage It has already been appreciated in several Millions of dollars.

The new plague epidemic is afflicting a country that has already experienced unprecedented fires and droughts between 2019 and 2020 and in recent months due to devastating floods as well as the Covid pandemic. This was reported by Australian press sources, which daily documented rodent infestation, with pictures and videos that residents have posted on social media. Summer rains, which caused record flooding and harvests after years of drought, are the cause of the current scourge. The places most affected by the drought are the latter
Years: Mice can Surviving Drought e It multiplies quickly When there is a lot of food and water again. A rat’s reproductive cycle is early and fast: they generally begin to reproduce at six weeks and give birth to one Litters of six to ten dogs every 19-21 days. After birth, the female can immediately become pregnant with the following litter.

Thus, in the state’s most populous New South Wales (The one in Sydney), among the hardest hit by fires, droughts and floods, millions of mice run through cultivated fields and enter homes day and night, They eat all food they found, They damage clothes and bite peopleEven patients in hospital beds are in addition to there Classrooms flooded. And the mice spark another, more dangerous infestation: an infestation Snakes In particular the species, among the most poisonous, is known as the brown snake of eastern Australia. The abundance of rodents, Know Favorite, behold The natural cycle of hibernation is blocked The reptile winter is now spreading everywhere, constant catch of mice, in the streets, in homes and in stores. Well fed, snakes will remain Reproduce them more and more, Causing fear of a new epidemic in the coming months.

To get rid of what many now consider a real nightmare, citizens strive hard in the hope that they can get rid of the harmful carnivores. At first they had to believe Food reserves Inside closed boxes and indoor clothing containing a metallic substance that disturbs mice. To avoid their night attack, Family feet They are placed in buckets of water or sand, hoping the expulsion method will work. Given the boom in orders, in many places Traps and Poisons They are nowhere to be found, forcing residents to come up with DIY solutions, including water traps, and involving domestic cats in the fight. Bradley Wilshire, a farmer near Dubbo, 400 kilometers northwest of Sydney, ha It caught more than 500 mice in one night Then they shared details of how the bucket trap was built that they got stuck in. The Bait manufacturers For mice it also has
Received permission from Lethal weakness Of their products, even if it would poison other animals as well, starting with them the cats Who eat poisonous mice. In addition to the physical damage, the emotional and psychological impact of the invasion, from which it is difficult to defend itself, is starting to raise anxiety and for which an end is currently not envisaged.

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