Thursday, December 20, 2012

Rabbits in Lismore 1924 news snippet of interest

Item from Lismore newspaper from 1924
2 September 1924
(as shown in Trove 20 December 2012
LISMORE, Monday.
Workmen engaged in digging gravel at North Lismore inside the municipal boundary this afternoon captured three rabbits.  The discovery occasioned considerable surprise locally, as it had been thought that rabbits would not exist on the North Coast owing to the climate and the nature of the soil.
We just through we would share this snippet about rabbits from the past with you.