Latest Australian feral camel Stories
A new study by a University of Exeter researcher has shed light on how an estimated one million-strong population of wild camels thriving in Australia's remote outback have become reviled as pests and culled on a large scale.
Australian plans to kill feral camels that inhabit the wilderness on the grounds that their flatulence adds to global warming has come under attack by the wordâ€™s association of camel scientists.
Australia is heavily reliant on coal-fired power and mining exports to power itself, making it one of the worldâ€™s worst per capita polluters.; and now the government is looking at ways to reduce its carbon footprint.
The cadavers of thousands of camels who have perished from lack of water in the Australia Outback are contaminating important waterholes and consecrated areas.
Only months after being told to save the world from climate change by consuming kangaroos, Australians were urged Tuesday to start eating camels to keep them from wreaking environmental havoc.
CANBERRA (Reuters) - Australia has more feral pigs than people and exotic pests cost the economy more than A$700 million a year, damaging farms and the environment, a government report says.
Australia has more feral pigs than people and exotic pests cost the economy more than A$700 million a year, damaging farms and the environment, a government report says.
Parts of Australia's Outback could soon be overrun by wild camels if drastic measures are not taken to cull them, a wildlife scientist said Wednesday. Australia is now home to around 500,000 camels roaming the country's vast tracts of desert.
The dromedary camel (Camelus dromedarius), also known as the Arabian camel, is a completely domesticated species that appears on the IUCN Red List with a conservation status of “Domesticated”. It is thought that when wild, its native range was mainly in the Arabian Peninsula. It can now be found in South Asia, North Africa, and the Middle East. The only dromedary camels that display wild behaviors are the population of feral camels in Australia, which were introduced in 1840. It prefers a...
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