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wildlife suffers in many ways as a result of us interfering with their
caught in leg hold traps that land owners put down to catch rabbits or
foxes. While these traps are a cruel and painful way of capturing the
rabbits and foxes, they also trap dingoes, wallabies and birds who touch
animals such as kangaroos and wombats are killed on the roads each year.
There are special gadgets that can be fitted onto cars to frighten animals
off the road, therefore avoiding hitting them. If however, an animal is hit on the
road, the driver should always check the animals pouch in case a baby is
cats are natural hunters and can kill many birds and small animals. You
can help to protect wildlife from cats by attaching a small bell to your
cat’s collar and by keeping him or her inside the house at night. Night
time is when most cats hunt.
enjoy wildlife, there are many ways you can observe them and appreciate
them in their natural
1. Plant native
trees in your garden to attract wild birds.
2. Erect a bird bath in the
garden - away from any trees so that cats can’t stalk
3. Create a pond
where frogs and other small animals can visit.
It’s always better to see wildlife in their natural environment
rather than in a