Warning for South Coast rabbit owners ahead of release of RHDV calicivirus

Natalie Croxon
By Natalie Croxon
Updated May 17 2022 - 10:53pm, first published 10:52pm
Pet bunny owners are advised to take steps to protect their animals ahead of the release of a virus to control the feral population. File photo. Picture: Simon Bennett

A deadly virus is set to be released into the wild rabbit population this week to reduce the population in the Illawarra and South Coast, sparking a warning for pet owners.


Natalie Croxon

Natalie Croxon


Reporter at the Illawarra Mercury. Previously of the Bendigo Advertiser, Northern Daily Leader and Quirindi Advocate. Our Watch award winner.