poisoning viscacha

poisoning Viscacha


Viscacha used to live across the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau; their burrows could improve water infiltration and lowering the chance of flooding, these burrows also provides homes for other birds and reptiles; these viscacha are also one of the main food sources for the carnivores. however, the local government said the viscacha are damaging the grassland, so they spent over 50 years poisoning and killing large amount of them. the missing of viscacha has greatly damaged the grassland diversity and food chain.



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