Thursday, February 26th, 2015

Judas camels betray their mates

Scientists say “Judas camels” fitted with tracking devices greatly enhance the chances of finding and culling wild camels.

Photo courtesy Kylee Birchall-Hunt

Photo courtesy Kylee Birchall-Hunt

Associate Professor Peter Spencer says feral camels are difficult to locate as they occupy 37 per cent of the continent with a density of only .3 animals per square kilometre.

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