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Horses In National Parks, A Discussion.

Discussion in 'Backcountry' started by Greybeard, Sep 10, 2018.

  1. crackson

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    It's too dangerous and inappropriate to have an aerial cull in the same zone as a major charity event.

    Surely it's prudent to delay the cull for a week to be cautious. I think all of the insurers would agree.
     
  2. Ubiquitous Steve

    Ubiquitous Steve Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Sorry ...Team Bears thought it sounded like Sandbar!

    A few deer on the bike track ....could be beneficial in slowing the luny bikes diwn a bit on the shared footpath!

    What are the population forecasts for KNP.....one deer,goat and pig for every 100sq.meters by 2050.
    Just don’t mention horses!
     
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    Reason enough to shoot them.....
     
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    No overlap. Ride was over the weekend, shoot is during the week.
     
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  6. crackson

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    Ok. Some signs had the charity ride as 26th-29th warning traffic.
     
  7. Donzah

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    Me thinks the Pro Brumby mob will be suss this cull is targeting horses as well.
     
  8. crackson

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    Shot horses are hard to hide.

    No professional marksman would target something unofficially.

    The horses are safe.
     
  9. Undies

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    So ridiculous to cull all the others and not one of the main culprits of destruction.

    Shame we can't get that bacon and venison easily onto the back of trucks. Tasty.
     
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    The rangers and contractors who've been shooting ferals on foot have been walking past horses for years. They'll get a couple of hundread deer and pigs in a program and walk past even more horses.
     
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    Until the chemtrails get them
     
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    Or the corrupt Council
     
  13. Majikthise

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    Or ufos and lizard people
     
  14. Charlie

    Charlie Still the most depraved poster here Ski Pass: Gold

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    Why?
     
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  15. dawooduck

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    The conspiracy theories have started ....
     
  16. Majikthise

    Majikthise Sage Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Someone should post one of the Guy Fawkes images to the jindy FB page with the caption "bogong creek today"
     
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  17. Majikthise

    Majikthise Sage Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Actually ^ FIFM

    "These magnificent beasts .."
     
  18. crackson

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    The cull is ok. It would be nice if they could collect the remains.



    The radio said earlier the charity ride is finished and was a massive success. Raised over half a million for charity. Awesome.
     
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    Xplora One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    The horse people will be happy for more deer, pigs and goats to be shot as that will mean more feed for the horses and they will not starve to death. Aerial shooting of animals other than horses if perfectly humane. Not many deer will be shot in the thick country. Parks Vic abandoned the Pinnibar aerial shoot because of scrub and tree cover. The shoot in open areas was far more successful and it will start on Bogong High Plains soon.
     
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  20. Ubiquitous Steve

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    Well they better not shoot up Toms Hut or Team Bears will be upset!
    Perhaps it’s a good idea for a fluoro chimney top ...just so it’s apparent from the air??
    We thought the aerial shoot up was a trial anyway to test the efficacy of this method of culling deer.

    Are there dates fir the proposed shoot up on Bogong Highplains..
    Team Bears have their own works program soon to commence in the general area....bit hard to hear those gunships with the chainsaw revving!
     
  21. Ubiquitous Steve

    Ubiquitous Steve Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    By lizard people....is that a reference to those living in Canberra?
    Nth Canberra or Sth Canberra?
     
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    The reptilian rulers of the world who live in the centre of the earth!
     
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  23. Ubiquitous Steve

    Ubiquitous Steve Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Well I think that was the intention when they set up Canberra!

    Not geographically the centre of the land mass.....but far enough away from Melb and it’s sister city to keep the serial pests away from the general populace.

    I think the Lizard reference comes from their propensity to sit around all day and do nothing!

    Oh the Lizard People of the ACT.
     
  24. crackson

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    Speaking in tongues sounds alien reptilian when you hear it.

    Just an observation. I find them a bit scary.
     
  25. Ubiquitous Steve

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    Hope crackson is not referring to the public servants!:thumbs:
     
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    But it sounds so much better when you call it glossolalia.
     
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  27. skinavy

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    Well stop sending Lizard politicians to here.
     
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  28. Ubiquitous Steve

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    Having muffets in one location could be good idea.
    That way they cause less disruptiion along the eastern seaboard!
     
  29. Untele-whippet

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    Double entendres!
     
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    Unintentional!
     
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  34. Charlie

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    “At the very least, they can be rounded up and relocated to other brumby organisations.

    “You can even put them in national parks where there are other brumbies now.

    What a **** wit!
     
  35. skifree

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    What’s his address and we deliver some orses to the caring soul.
     
  36. skinavy

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    Should read some of the comments about the heritage brumbies and how the Army "owes" them. The feral horse on Singo are decsendants of Welsh ponies released in the 1930s. An adult wouldn't be able to ride them anyway... At least the plan on Singo is to aerial cull all of them due to unexploded ordnance.
     
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    Pure brilliance that statement....

    Does this man get paid?
     
  38. Rabid K9

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    Mob of twenty or so should do quite well in his neat cottage garden.
     
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    The narrative around feral horses has become just another sordid political game. No one actually gives a shit about the horses as "The cause" takes precedence.
     
  40. climberman

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    I dunno.
    Some very very invested people in horse world, who just cannot believe anyone would shoot a horse or do anything but love the **** out of them.
     
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    Politicians would save the cane toad if there was a vote in it.
     
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  42. climberman

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    LOL
    Too true
     
  43. Untele-whippet

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    Isn’t a cane toad just a big tropical corroboree frog?
     
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    They've been here for 85 years! Let them be, they belong here. Pigs and Deer do more damage.
     
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    And humans!! They built the cane fields in the first place!
     
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    Just mentioning facts will get your threatened by a rogue brumby patriot

    Its gone full Montana militia
     
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    Our horses were patriots!
    They fought!

    *they were eaten more often. Or shot.
     
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    or abandoned in Egypt?
     
  49. dawooduck

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    No one asked them if they wanted to be used as war fodder ..... brave horses, more like terrified