Australia rejects call to lift hunting ban

A plan to allow big game hunters to shoot and kill crocodiles has been rejected by Australia.

    A plan to allow big game hunters to shoot and kill crocodiles has been rejected by Australia. The government says such safari hunts would encourage "cruel and inhumane" behaviour.

    Supporters of the proposal, however, believe it would be a good way to control growing crocodile populations.

    Al Jazeera's Steve Chao reports from Darwin, Australia.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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