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Australia to kill up to 10,000 camels searching for water amid drought

Local officials in South Australia state said “extremely large” herds have been encroaching on rural communities -- threatening scarce food and drinking water, damaging infrastructure, and creating a dangerous hazard for drivers.
The planned killing of the camels comes at a time Australia is ravaged by wildfires since November.(HT File / Photo used for representational purpose only)
The planned killing of the camels comes at a time Australia is ravaged by wildfires since November.(HT File / Photo used for representational purpose only)
Updated on Aug 21, 2020 04:07 AM IST
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Sydney | By Agence France-Presse

Hundreds visit to Australia’s Uluru for last ever climb atop the sacred monolith

A permanent ban on scaling Uluru -- also known as Ayers Rock -- comes into place Saturday in line with the long-held wishes of the traditional Aboriginal owners of the land, the Anangu.
People view Uluru, formerly known as Ayers Rock, the day before a permanent ban on climbing the monolith takes effect following a decades-long fight by indigenous people to close the trek, near Yulara, Australia, October 25, 2019.(REUTERS)
People view Uluru, formerly known as Ayers Rock, the day before a permanent ban on climbing the monolith takes effect following a decades-long fight by indigenous people to close the trek, near Yulara, Australia, October 25, 2019.(REUTERS)
Published on Oct 25, 2019 12:16 PM IST
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Uluru, Australia | By Agence France-Presse
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