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Paragraph 1

Millions of have been creating in Australia. The state of New South Wales is suffering from its worst mouse plague in . The mouse population started growing on in spring last year because of a bumper wheat harvest. The rodents have been causing farmers a major for over a year. The plague has now caused for a prison. The Wellington Correctional Centre, about 350km west of Sydney, has been forced to evacuate. Up to 200 staff and 420 have been transferred to other jails in the because of health and safety . It will take 10 days for the prison to be cleaned and for to electric cables and woodwork to be carried out.

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