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New Zealand Could Use Gene Editing To Kill Off Its Cutest Predator

New Zealand Could Use Gene Editing To Kill Off Its Cutest Predator

The stoat — a small, adorable, weasel-like mammal — is the one of the largest ecological threats in New Zealand. It’s a fierce invader with few predators that dines freely on the country’s endangered birds. The stoat did not come to New Zealand via any unfortunate accident. It was brought…