Hal Duell (Posted November 13, 2015 at 11:44 am): Getting …

Comment on Indigenous business shows way to camel profits by Bob Durnan.

Hal Duell (Posted November 13, 2015 at 11:44 am): Getting individual small groups of camels out of the remote vastnesses of the SA and WA deserts sounds to me like an extremely arduous and expensive exercise.
Helicopter mustering of small very remote herds in such circumstances would not be economically viable in many cases, and this is the situation in which the majority of these feral animals exist.
It is not as though one helicopter could sustain pursuit of a single small herd over hundreds of km, without a break for re-fuelling at least, and including during the night when they would disperse from the point where they had been at sundown.
Plus they would probably die of thirst, overheating and exhaustion during the pursuit.
The industry is thus necessarily confined to dealing with wild camels in those areas that have roads – a very small percentage of the arid areas.

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