10,000 camels and other feral animals at risk of being shot in Australia

Australia local government to kill a Large Number of Camels and Feral Animals to prevent them from further ‘contaminating water sources’

Australia local government planning to kill a large group of camels and other feral animals in and around communities because these animals are putting pressure on the remote local of Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) communities as they search for water.

The Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) region is in a remote area of South Australia and Only 2,300 people live in this region. There are more than 1 million camels in Australia and the country’s camel population is growing rapidly.

10,000 camels and other feral animals at risk of being shot in Australia 

Marita Baker, an APY board member, said The Australian newspaper that her community had been inundated by the creatures as they hunt for water.
“We have been stuck in stinking hot and uncomfortable conditions, feeling unwell, because the camels are coming in and knocking down fences, getting in around the houses and trying to get to water through air conditioners,” she told the newspaper.

Marita Baker, an APY member, said The Australian newspaper that her community had been troubled by the creatures as they search for water.

“We are stuck in hot and uncomfortable conditions, feeling unwell, because the camels are coming in and breaking the fences, getting into round the houses and trying to urge to water through air conditioners,” she said the newspaper.

Camels are not only species that are suffering the heat waves and wildfires. But there are various other creatures that have been found desperately approaching humans for water in recent weeks.

There are a few viral videos that are spread on twitter and other social media platforms. In one video a koala chugging from a cyclist’s water bottle.

Australia source have reported that hundreds of millions of animals have been killed by the blazes in the past few weeks.

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