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Photo showing dead koala on the side of the Pacific Highway at Bangalow taken on Une 16, 2014.
Photo showing dead koala on the side of the Pacific Highway at Bangalow taken on June 16, 2014.

This animal was found on the morning of Monday June 16, 2014 on the highway, 100 metres north of the cemetery at Bangalow.

If the highway at Wardell is not rerouted, this is what you can expect until the entire koala colony is exterminated.

This is what happened to the koalas at Chinderah, when the highway went through, and this is what destroyed most of the koalas south of Coffs Harbour when the highway went through.

As well as this we know from our experience at Tyagarah, that the RMS don’t even try to maintain wildlife retaining fences to prevent koalas from gaining access to highways. And I mean, even if you get Don Page to speak to them, they still do not do it!

Please reroute this highway!

John Lindsay, Durrumbul


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