Record cold in Canberra – Kangaroos starving

“Mobs of kangaroos take to streets of Australia’s capital over food shortages,” reads CNN headline.

“Canberra is experiencing a perfect storm of hardship for its kangaroos,” says Australian Capital Territory Parks and Conservation Service Director Daniel Iglesias. “New records have been set in Canberra for very cold, frosty nights this winter.”

Gold Creek Country Club

“Sports ovals, suburban yards, schoolyards and roadsides are the few places offering any green grass at all in Canberra at the moment and they act as magnets for kangaroos,” said Iglesias.

https://www.cnn.com/2018/07/30/australia/australia-canberra-kangaroo-boom/index.html

Thanks to H.B. Schmidt for this link

“I’ve heard nothing about this being an exceptionally cold winter in Canberra or elsewhere in Australia,” says H.B. “Wonder why that is.”

via Ice Age Now

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July 30, 2018 at 02:14PM

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