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Rats, island pirates (The)

Reference

2263

Duration

00:40:00

Production year

2010

Original material

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4/3
Color
Sound

Transcription



Summary

A team of researchers investigate the world during 3 years in order to understand the secrets of the unbelievable expansion of the black rat “Rattus Rattus”. They study this small rodent which has colonized 80% of the islands on earth. This invasion has transformed their fragile ecosystems and leads some species to extinction.

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