Destroyed rats during the bubonic plague in Brisbane, Queensland, 1900-1902 contributed by QldPics taken in 1902
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Officials and health workers inspect a mound of dead rats. Buring the bubonic plague of 1900 - 1902 rats, the worst carriers of the dreaded disease, were destroyed by the thousands.

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