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Galapagos conservationists use poison to fight invading rats

Conservationists working in the Galapagos Islands have started spreading rat poison over parts of the island of Pinzon.

They hope to kill off the rodents which are known to destroy the eggs of the archipelago's native giant tortoises.

Daniel Gallas reports.

  • 08 Jan 2013