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Rat poison found in dead penguin

By September 23, 2009 No Comments

Kia ora ano whanau…

I thought you might be interested in this article from the Herald, that John Willoughby brought to our attention the other day. This does add weight to the argument (and my personal belief), that Government agencies do whatever they like and tell you what they want you to hear. They rubbish anyone who presents any evidence contrary to theirs – and bombard us with so called facts, that are most often, out of date or just plain fabricated.

Traces of the rat poison, Brodifacoum, have been found in two little blue penguins that died in the Hauraki Gulf, a month after the Department of Conservation dropped the poison on Rangitoto and Motutapu islands.

Read the complete article at the NZ Herald website.

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