Story: Exotic farm animals

Waimate wallaby hunt

Waimate wallaby hunt

The South Canterbury Recreational Sportsman Club has run an annual wallaby hunt since 1991. In 2008, 2,000 wallabies were shot over one weekend. This hunter is weighing one of his trophies. The prize for the heaviest wallaby shot went to Frank Sole of Kurow.

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Jim Esson, 'Exotic farm animals - Introducing animals', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/18696/waimate-wallaby-hunt (accessed 17 September 2019)

Story by Jim Esson, published 24 Nov 2008