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South Australia Wants to Solve Their Seal Problem with Underwater Bombs

The long-nosed fur seal population in South Australia’s Coorong region has been getting out of hand for a while now. The state population now tops 100,000, and the South Australian government is considering using explosives to scare them away from commercial fishing areas. Unsurprisingly, animal rights groups aren’t happy about it. Calling the seals “rats of the sea,” Liberal MP Adrian Pederick originally proposed a culling program. So Minister Hunter is looking into alternative solutions, one of which being seal-deterring explosives. Known as ,,, Read the rest here 09:38