Super-sized mice are eating seabirds alive on remote island

Super-sized mice are killing millions of chicks on a remote island in the South Atlantic, threatening some species with extinction.

The mice have developed a taste for the eggs and chicks of the millions of birds that live on Gough Island, which is a UK Overseas Territory.

The RSPB says that without intervention, the endangered Tristan albatross is likely to become extinct.

There's currently a plan to eradicate the mice entirely in 2020.

Gough Island is one of the world's most important seabird colonies, hosting more than 10 million birds.

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