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Call to sink the mink menace

posted 5 Oct 2011, 08:09 by David Rintoul   [ updated 5 Oct 2011, 08:13 ]

It's hardly the natural idyll conjured up by the phrase "tales of the riverbank".

But since the Evening News reported on the scourge of mink attacking wildlife on the Union Canal, more reports have emerged of the voracious pest's invasion.

The city council is compiling a report on the problems caused by the non-native species, which has spread after escaping commercial farms.