Rat Island

Predators in Paradise and the World's Greatest Wildlife Rescue

by William Stolzenburg

Rat Island

Hardcover, 279 pages, St Martins Pr, List Price: $26 | purchase

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The author of Where the Wild Things Were chronicles the highly controversial practice of rescuing endangered island species by killing their predators, explaining how rats and other animals introduced to the Bering Sea midway by shipwrecks have decimated native bird populations. 35,000 first printing.

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