Eleven dogs, mostly springer spaniels and Labrador retrievers, worked tirelessly to hunt and eradicate rabbits and rodents from Macquarie Island.And they have now been recognised with a series of Australia Post stamps. Dog handler Nancye Williams said the island owed its pest-free status to the dogs. “Macquarie Island would not have its rabbit and rodent-free status without these dogs,” she said. “To see them on the stamps I think it’s a lovely and worthy tribute.”
Australian Antarctic Territory Issued Stamps on Dogs who Saved Macquarie Island
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