Use of rat poison on illegal pot farms threatens rare carnivore

A fisher is a rare carnivore in the southern Sierra Nevada.

Use of rat poison on illegal pot farms threatens rare carnivore

Science Recorder | Jonathan Marker | Sunday, June 30, 2013

According to a recent study conducted by a team of scientists from the U.S. Forest Service’s Pacific Southwest Research Station, UC Davis, UC Berkeley, and the Integral Ecology Research Center, the use of rat poison on illegal marijuana grow sites is killing fishers, a rare carnivore in the southern Sierra Nevada... To continue reading, subscribe to Science Recorder today.

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