Secondary poisoning of stoats after an aerial 1080 poison
operation in Pureora Forest, New Zealand.
They have withdrawn their names in protest at Forestry Tasmania practices, specifically the clear-felling of native forests for woodchips, and the use of 1080 poison
which is claimed to be killing native and endangered animals in Tasmania's wilderness.
Baits for pigs usually contain a toxin such as 1080 poison
, but Dr Lapidge says that following successful target and non-target species uptake trials, scientists at the CRC are ready to pick a final prototype manufactured 'pig-specific' toxin, adding that a feral dog- and fox-specific toxin has recently been found.