Kangaroos desperately need your help
While the world mourns the death of crocodile man and wildlife
warrior Steve Irwin, the world’s greatest and cruellest wildlife
massacre is occurring in outback Australia, sanctioned by the
Even though we are suffering the worst drought in living memory
and kangaroo numbers have plummeted up to 90% in many areas,
every night thousands of kangaroos are hunted down.
In one state, New South Wales, nearly three out of every four
kangaroos killed are pregnant females, as the males have been
already shot out. Their babies are pulled out of their pouches
and decapitated or crushed underfoot. The older young are just
left to die of starvation.
Steve did his best to stop this appalling holocaust, but he was
unable to. Profits from skins and meat drove the slaughter on.
In honour of Steve Irwin, please use your voice to help stop this shocking massacre.
Please send a polite letter of protest to:
Prime Minister John Howard,