11 Jun '12, 5pm

An Invader Advances in Hawaii

An Invader Advances in Hawaii

Kauai Invasive Species Committee Mongooses have non-retractable claws that enable them to dig for insects and pry apart eggs. People from all walks of life are drawn to gorgeous Hawaii. But human outsiders are not the only transplants eager to settle down there. The mongoose is one of the most detested of these invaders. It has wreaked havoc on native birds on Maui, Oahu and Mokokai for more than a century, and now, it seems, it is spreading. For the first time, one of the creatures has been trapped on Kauai. “We’ve been sounding the alarm for years, but it’s a very difficult thing to prove,” said Keren Gundersen, the project manager for the Kauai Invasive Species Committee , the University of Hawaii project responsible for bagging the mongoose. “It’s a game changer to actually trap one,” she added. Ms. Gundersen’s group was just reaching the tail end of its funds for a mo...

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