Boat and kayak owners 23 March 2021

ID TOOL - Rodent identification and signs of stowaways

Afra Skene Biosecurity for LIFE Officer, Shetland and Orkney

Use this handy guide to learn how to identify rodents and their signs. Entrance holes, droppings, nest material and gnaw marks can all help alert you to a rodent on your boat.


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