‘Blinding lasers in rock wallabies’ faces!’ scientist urges tourist boycott


Mr Carter wants the event shifted - if not, boycotted.  Photo: Mark Carter

“Rock wallabies have young in their pouches and some are carrying embryos. It is well known that if these animals get distressed they can eject joeys from the pouch and the risk of death for those is high.” Photo: Mark Carter


A tourist show shooting industrial-strength laser beamsĀ into a stretch of cliffs in the Northern Territory is an act of animal cruelty that will inflict distress, and potentially physical damage, on endangered wallabies, a local scientist says.

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