november memories / 7

NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST)

7th November, 1932 : Boundary riders have reported seeing a mile-long line of emus in the running battle between shooters and the thirsty birds. The emus have come down the rabbit-proof fence from the Murchinson in search of water, and have trampled thousands of pound worth of ripening crops. A military party led by Major Meredith is adopting ambush tactics with great success.

 

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