Creepy discovery as dead kangaroo's are found in a FREEZER together with 76 native wedge-tailed eagles scattered around a rural house
- More than 120 native birds have been found on a rural farm
- The police also found two Joey & # 39; s frozen in a freezer in the wash during the three-day quest
- No one has been arrested so far and environments say the locals are furious
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Two frozen kangaroo & # hundreds; and hundreds of native wedge-tailed eagles have been found scattered around a rural home.
Ministry of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) raided the property near Violet Town, two hours north of Melbourne, on Tuesday after a tip.
& # 39; During the three-day search officers, more than 120 native birds have been found, including 76 Wig-tailed Eagles, kites, hawks, falcons and other native bird species, & # 39; said Acting Regional Manager Greg Chant.
After the police arrived at the property, they found protected bird carcasses scattered around the 1000-hectare estate.
The department is now trying to verify whether the mass deaths were intentional.
& # 39; Given the large number of native birds that are in the immediate vicinity, it seems that they have been poisoned.
& # 39; Carcasses have been recovered from the premises and will be tested to determine the exact cause of death.
After the police arrived at the property, they found protected bird carcasses scattered around the 1000-hectare estate
In addition to the birds, two kangaroo's were found in a freezer in the owner's laundry.
The bodies were found in various states of disrepair where the police searched the property while searching through the discarded skeletons.
& # 39; The community is rightly outraged about this incident and our investigation continues, & # 39; said Chant.
Killing native birds can be fined up to $ 39,652 and up to 24 months in prison.
Greg Chant from DELWP said the nature of the dead carcasses suggests that they may have been poisoned
It is not the first time that potentially abused wildlife has been found in rural Australia. Dr. Megan Davidson, CEO of Wildlife Victoria, believes that the problem should get more attention from the local population.
& # 39; There seems to be a cultural problem in the country where indigenous animals are not respected and treated in the most horribly cruel way & # 39 ;, she said Yahoo News.
& # 39; The community should go one step further and speak out when these issues are discussed in the pub and say it is not good. & # 39;
Nobody is currently being charged with suspected poisoning at DELWP and is calling on anyone with information to contact them directly at 136 186 or CrimeStoppers 1800 333,000.
It is not the first time that potentially abused wildlife has been found in rural Australia with Dr. Megan Davidson, CEO of Wildlife Victoria, who believes the problem should get more attention from the locals.
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