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Fears Raised Over Mitten Crabs' Threat to Cumbrian Wildlife


Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, wildlife, wildanimals, invasive species, bees, hornets, AnimalWelfare, protection, environment, AnimalWelfare )

Cal
- 1043 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Wildlife experts in Cumbria are raising awareness of the possible threat to native wildlife if Chinese mitten crabs establish a population in the county.



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Jill Vickerman (426)
Tuesday October 25, 2011, 5:06 am
Now how did Chinese crabs manage to get into the Cumbrian wildlife and nature areas...what a pity someone introduced them.
 

Carol H. (229)
Tuesday October 25, 2011, 5:29 am
thanks Cal, noted
 

Stella Nobrega-Garcia (4)
Tuesday October 25, 2011, 4:58 pm
Noted.
 

colleen p. (38)
Tuesday October 25, 2011, 5:07 pm
oh noz! whos gunna catch them and send them all back home?
or suggest we adopt them as pets?
or render them sterile and wait for all of them to die?

or should we just eat the MOFOs or feed them to sea otters?
 

Danuta Watola (1196)
Wednesday October 26, 2011, 2:44 am
Noted
 
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