Hunters lend a hand

In the dry gullies that meander through farming country near Kerang in Northern Victoria foxes are abundant, farmers are losing too many young lambs and a group of friendly hunters has arrived to help.


European settlers first introduced foxes in the 1850s and they became established after subsequent releases near Geelong and Ballarat in the 1870s. With little threat from other predators as well as abundant food, including rabbits, which were also...

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