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Australia's wild camel dilemma: to cull or cultivate?

Mass shooting after fires prompts calls for more feral animals to be farmed

Wild camels in South Australia: Driven from the desert by a prolonged drought, camels are descending on towns in search of water, wreaking havoc on infrastructure and endangering residents in the process.

SYDNEY -- Emerging from the sand dunes of Birubi Beach, 200 km north of Sydney, a team of camels plods slowly into the shallows of the Tasman Sea, giving visitors riding the animals an unusual experience as the waves break at their feet.

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