WITH AN EXPANDING FERAL RABBIT POPULATION ON CAMPUS, the university has asked for proposals for a pilot project to trap, sterilize and find homes for at least 150 rabbits.
“Despite our public awareness campaign asking people not to feed, harass or abandon pet rabbits on campus, the population continues to grow,” Richard Piskor, UVic’s director of occupational health, safety and environment, said in a media release. “The rabbits are a health and safety hazard on the athletic fields and are responsible for unsustainable damage to vegetation.”
Sara Dubois, BCSPCA’s manager of wildlife services, added that “the situation on campus right now
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