A feral camel searches for food in a remote town in Australia. File photo: AFP A feral camel searches for food in a remote town in Australia. File photo: AFP
A feral camel searches for food in a remote town in Australia. File photo: AFP
Australia

Australia to cull up to 10,000 camels in rural towns as drought worsens

  • Local officials in South Australia state say ‘extremely large’ herds have been encroaching on rural communities, threatening scarce food and drinking water
  • The cull comes on the back of Australia’s hottest and driest year on record, with the drought fuelling bush fires that have devastated the country’s southeast

Topic |   Australia
A feral camel searches for food in a remote town in Australia. File photo: AFP A feral camel searches for food in a remote town in Australia. File photo: AFP
A feral camel searches for food in a remote town in Australia. File photo: AFP
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