WILDLIFE CRIME – ROBINVALE – TUESDAY, 1 DECEMBER 2020

Reference: CSV4104

Date: 01/12/2020

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Date: 01/12/2020
Location: Robinvale
The Conservation Regulator is seeking information from the public regarding the death of a large number of Little Corellas in the Lock 15 area, Robinvale.

On Tuesday 1st December 2020, Little Corellas were observed falling from trees and dying on the ground.

Up to 100 Little Corella’s are estimated to have died in this event. Little Corellas in distress and unable fly have been located up to 3 kilometres from the Lock 15 site. There has also been a report of a dog receiving secondary poisoning from a Little Corella Carcass.

Initial veterinary examinations suggest that poisoning is the likely cause of death. Toxicological testing is now taking place to confirm if the Little Corellas were poisoned. At this time, the Little Corella deaths are being treated as suspicious.

If you have any information that you believe would assist the Conservation Regulator please call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. You can choose to remain anonymous.

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