From Background Briefing - April 11, 2010; http://bit.ly/b4qM0U - The great native pet debate:
"Marsupial-loving reporter Ian Walker grew up wanting a pet like Skippy the Bush Kangaroo. Could encouraging more native mammals as pets be a canny new 'anti-extinction strategy'... or a future disaster to be cleaned up by the RSPCA? What happens when we apply market forces to the concept of extinction? The results may surprise you ..."
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Categories: australia, wildlife