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Rupe rumour raises wildlife concerns

Wednesday 31 January 2018 | Published in Local

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Rupe rumour raises wildlife concerns
Claims that Pacific pigeons (rupe) are being sold for food highlights a wider issue about the need for protection of native birds on Rarotonga and the outer islands. PHOTO: Karen Scott. 18013001

Rumours that native birds are being trapped and sold for food on Rarotonga have led to calls for local species to be protected.

Rumours that native birds are being trapped and sold for food on Rarotonga have led to calls for local species to be protected.


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