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Hungry mice are attacking and killing adult albatrosses

Years ago, unsettling news emerged from the subantarctic: supersized mice were killing and eating chicks in one of the most important seabird colonies in the region. Now, researchers have documented mice eating adult seabirds, a discovery with potentially huge ramifications for the seabird populations.  

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