Over 10,000 feral camels in south australia must be killed by the professional hunters on Wednesday.
It has been decided by leaders from Australia's indigenous population, the aborigines, in the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara area (APY), writes, among others, The Australian, news.com.au and ABC.
Community complaints about the camels, wading through the land and into the houses in the desperate search for water. Now 10,000 of them are killed over six days. Photo: Colourbox
the Decision is taken, because several local populations have complained that the wild camels are invading and destroying the country in their desperate search for water in the drought-stricken area in south australia.
- We are stuck in extremely hot and uncomfortable conditions and become sick, because the camels are coming and tipping over the fence, moves into the houses, and trying to get a hold on the water through the klimaanlæggene, says Marita Baker, who is chairman of the board of the APY, to The Australian.
in Fact, most of the animals are what we call dromedaries. They only have one hump. But in Australia, they are called all the camels.
The state department of environment and water, which puts the hunters available. From the two helicopters killing the camels from the air. The killing is set to begin on Wednesday 8th. January local time and are supposed to last about six days.
According to a national kamelhåndteringsplan, published by the australian government in 2010, goes a kamelbestand of over a million wild camels around in an area in The Northern Territoriy, Australia. If not stock controlled, says the plan, according to The Australian, will the camels multiply with such a high speed that the stock is doubling every nine years.
part of the reason for the decision on the future of the masseaflivning is also according to APY a respect for the environment, as camels publisher metangasser equivalent to one tonne of CO2 per year. Australia's department of energy and the environment believes, however, that wild animals must be reckoned with in the statement of metangasser separated from the animals.