Drought kills duck season

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Subject: Drought kills duck season
From: Syd Curtis <>
Date: Thu, 09 Jan 2003 16:22:28 +1000

> From: "david camilleri" <>
> Date: Wed, 08 Jan 2003 22:32:50 -0500
> Drought kills duck season
> THIS year's duck season has been cancelled because of the drought, Acting
> Premier John Thwaites said yesterday.

> Hunters who defy the bans face fines of up to $20,000 as well as the loss of
> their shooting licence and firearms?.

But might a plea of self-defence suffice?  I knew a forest ranger in
Queensland fifty years ago, who reckoned that Scrub Turkeys would attack a
bloke.  And if he had to kill one in self-defence, well, it would be a pity
to waste it!

Any really vicious ducks in Victoria?   :-)


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