Those wild rabbitsThose Wild Rabbits

How they shaped Australia

A century ago Australia was home to 10 billion rabbits, thriving in their adopted home.

Storyteller Bruce Munday finds the rabbit saga irresistible - the naive hopes of the early settlers, the frustration, environmental damage, cost to agriculture, dreams shattered, and the lessons learned and ignored. 

Those Wild Rabbits highlights not only the damage done but also Australia's missed opportunities for real rabbit control. It recognises the bush's paradoxical love affair with an animal that was at one time a significant rural industry and is still recalled with nostalgia.

More importantly, it offers hope for a brighter future, making the case for continued research to drive the next rabbit-control miracle, because rabbit plagues of the past will become the future unless we capture the history and embrace the lessons.

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ABG - The Australian Bird Guide

By Peter Menkhorst, Danny Rogers and Rohan Clarke
Illustrations by Jeff Davies, Peter Marsack and Kim Franklin, maps.

Stock has arrived and orders are now being processed. Copies will start being dispatched from the 1st of May, however due to the high volume of orders, there may be a slight delay, so your patience is appreciated.

FREE BOOKMARKS. Every purchase of The Australian Bird Guide comes with three specially commissioned bookmarks by the artists. Each customer will also go into the draw to win one of the three original bookmark artworks.

SIGNED COPIES HAVE SOLD OUT! Thank you to all who purchased for supporting Bush Heritage and their Night Parrot research and conservation programs.

We are also offering ABG in two special bundle packs:

The Australian Bird Guide and HANZAB, volume seven. AU$350.  Save $280 on HANZAB.

The Australian Bird Guide and Birds of New Guinea. AU$100.  Save $25 on Birds of New Guinea.