Monitor in a can

on 10 Feb 2016 

Lots happening at Hamelin Station over the summer period, and we hope to fill you in soon on the main task of sheep and goat removal and infrastructure development. 

However, after just spending a week in Geraldton working on our conservation action planning, we came across this heart-breaking scene just after passing Eurardy Reserve, on the way home to Hamelin Station.  We think the picture speaks for itself. 

After Greg safely removed this black-headed monitor’s head from the can, he was released into a tree and seemed quite content to spend some time just hanging about, having a breather.  

Additionally - Parks and Wildlife in Broome posted a similar Facebook post last week as well:

This little fella was just brought into the Parks and Wildlife Broome office by committed community members, found on...

Posted by Department of Parks and Wildlife Kimberley Strategy on Sunday, 31 January 2016

Seems like this type of thing is becoming an epidemic! Another case for keeping our country clean.