AUSTRALIA: Calls for commercial kangaroo industry
Victorian farmers supported a motion yesterday [Monday] to allow the commercial sale of culled kangaroos in the state. Victoria is unusual in banning the commercial harvesting of kangaroos for meat, and a spokesman for the State Government insisted that a commercial kangaroo meat industry was not viable because of the "relatively small number" of animals. As a result, the carcases of kangaroos currently killed by farmers with permits are either left or buried.
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