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The Koala Conundrum

Credit: Philip Roetman

Credit: Philip Roetman

By Margreet Drijfhout & Dave Kendal

Wildlife managers believe that overabundant koala populations need to be culled before they strip the manna gums in which they live and begin to starve, but will the public accept culling koalas and other wildlife species, such as kangaroos and brumbies?

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