Department aims to kill off roos who survived the bushfire it began

By Stathi Paxinos and Emma D'Agostino
Updated June 5 2016 - 2:19pm, first published 8:57am
An orphaned joey from the Lancefield fire that was raised and cared for by the Pastoria East Wildlife Shelter that now faces being culled. Photo: Pastoria East Wildlife Shelter
An orphaned joey from the Lancefield fire that was raised and cared for by the Pastoria East Wildlife Shelter that now faces being culled. Photo: Pastoria East Wildlife Shelter

UPDATE: Pastoria East Wildlife Shelter co-owner Marcus Ward has queried the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning’s claims officers “explored all practicable non-lethal control methods” before issuing a permit to cull kangaroos.

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