National Geographic story on kangaroos

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By , September 18, 2017 5:05 pm

A National Geographic journalist from Washington who is writing a story on kangaroos was flown by George Wilson on a trip through outback New South Wales and Queensland. They visited properties near White Cliffs, Quilpie and Coonamble and a professional kangaroo shooter. They heard of concerns of landholders who are having difficulties adjusting their total grazing pressure to deteriorating seasonal conditions and pasture shortages. Reduced demand for kangaroo products from the commercial harvesting industry is leading to alternative kangaroo control measures which have very low animal welfare attributes.

 

National Geographic – drafting story on kangaroos

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By , September 16, 2017 4:11 pm

A National Geographic journalist from Washington who is writing a story on kangaroos was flown by George Wilson on a trip through outback New South Wales and Queensland. They visited properties near White Cliffs, Quilpie and Coonamble and a professional kangaroo shooter. They heard of concerns of landholders who are having difficulties adjusting their total grazing pressure to deteriorating seasonal conditions and pasture shortages. Reduced demand for kangaroo products from the commercial harvesting industry is leading to alternative kangaroo control measures which have very low animal welfare attributes.