Aussie Shame: 4 Million Kangaroos Slaughtered Down Under Per Year.With no humane standards or accountability, kangaroos often die painful, protracted deaths.
By Jocelyn HeaneyMay 30, 2012Comment.
Australia’s Nine News reports that the unregulated Australian kangaroo industry involves untrained farmers and landowners slaughtering a reported 90 million—yes, 90 million!—kangaroos over the past two decades. Like harp seals, of which 300,000 are slaughtered per year in Canada, kangaroos often suffer violent prolonged deaths. A common scenario involves shooting the kangaroo mothers, ripping the baby kangaroos (“joeys”) from their pouches, and stomping on the babies’ heads. … Please, read whole article there!
Please, note: We wrote a petition unto EU-Parliament to ban Kangaroo-Meat in the whole EU. With us in Europe meat of poor kangaroos are sold as Dog-Food, too.