|Published:||10 Jun 2014|
|Author(s):||Steven R. McLeod, Trudy M. Sharp|
Animal welfare issues surrounding the commercial harvesting of kangaroos have generated debate for many years. A survey of kangaroo shooting code compliance by RSPCA Australia concluded that research urgently needs to be conducted into the most humane methods of disposing of pouch young and dependent young-at-foot. Given the importance of animal welfare to the general public, this issue required addressing.