Thursday, April 7th, 2011

Lake Argyle: Trapped wallabies starting to die

One of the small islands with stranded wallabies. Picture courtesy DEC

One of the small islands with stranded wallabies. Picture courtesy DEC

Wildlife officers have had to put down several stranded wallabies that are too weak to survive.

They say about 50 of the 250 animals stranded by floodwaters on three small islands had already died, and they are attempting to trap and remove the rest.

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