The wallaby menace in the Kimberleys
Western Australia, Wallaby, Wallaby control
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Soon after the pastoral development of the Kimberleys commenced in the "eighties" of the last century, the presence of large numbers of "Frontage Wallabies" (Macropus wallabia agilis) became a matter of serious concern to the settlers. These animals ate almost the same foods as the sheep and cattle and were capable of substantially reducing the stock-carrying capacity of a holding.
This illustrated article describes how wallabies used to be culled.
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Gooding, C D. and Harrison, L A.
"The wallaby menace in the Kimberleys,"
Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 3: Vol. 2
, Article 5.
Available at: https://researchlibrary.agric.wa.gov.au/journal_agriculture3/vol2/iss3/5