Crocodile Hunting in Northern Territory

by frances 21. April 2009 17:36
Large Saltwater Crocodile in Daly River, NT Australia
This recent news item [Crocodile hunting, ABC Breakfast: 16th April 2009] again explores the idea of allowing Safari-style Hunting of Crocodiles to occur within the Northern Territory.
This is a great topic for a Science or Social Studies WebQuest exploring ecology, environmental issues, tourism, economy, and, land management.
Suggested Roles:
  • Crocodile Hunter
  • Wildlife Ranger/Environmental Scientist
  • Reptile Scientist
  • Government official promoting tourism
Sources: to get you started!!!
The Australian: Brace yourself for safari hunting of giant crocodiles April 16, 2009 
ABC: AM: Pressure for more Crocodile culls, 15th April 2009
ABC News: April 6, 2009: Safari-style croc hunting bid goes to Garrett
National Geographic: Crocodile-Hunting Plan Rejected by Australian Government October 2005
Australia Network: Crocodile Hunting August 2004
The Crocodile Hunters, ABC Hindsight: February 2000  
Profile of a Crocodile Hunter
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