Rabbit Proof Fence - I learned about this in a Vet Tech class. Rabbits were brought to Australia in the 1700s on ships. They are not indigenous. As an attempt to control their spread into pastoral areas and the incredible damage they cause to the local ecology, fences were built.

Rabbit Proof Fence - Rabbits were brought to Australia in the on ships. They are not indigenous. As an attempt to control their spread into pastoral areas and the incredible damage they cause to the local ecology, fences were built.

Map of the rabbit proof fence in Western Australia, known today as the State Barrier Fence

Map of the rabbit proof fence in Western Australia, known today as the State Barrier Fence

The Rabbit-Proof fence, western Australia. This country isn't messing around when it comes to the use of barbed wire. And I.must.touch.it. :-)

The Rabbit-Proof fence, western Australia. This country isn't messing around when it comes to the use of barbed wire.

Remnants of the rabbit proof fence

In a man in Victoria imported 24 wild rabbits from England so that he could have something to hunt on his property. As rabbits breed.

Rabbit Proof Fence, #Corrigin Photo by #Hippography

Rabbit Proof Fence, Photo by

Most Incredible Man Made Barriers: Rabbit Proof Fence, Australia

Rabbit-Proof fence in australia. Rabbits are a major problem in australia and this fence is to keep them out of heavily populated areas.

Rabbit Proof fence, more than 100 years old, Western Australia

Rabbit Proof fence, more than 100 years old, Western Australia

Rabbit Proof Fence: an exhibition mixing art with science - ABC Goldfields WA - Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Years ago in a classroom in Utah, a young Shelece Jorgensen learnt of the Rabbit Proof Fence in Australia. On Friday night she will launch her first exhibition inspired by the history and science of the fence.


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