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Bruce Hwy planting may be luring koalas to their deaths

PLANTING food trees as offsets alongside a Bruce Hwy Cooroy to Curra section may have inadvertently lured one koala to its death.

Noosa Landcare worker and emergency koala responder Rachel Lyons said compounding the road threat along the highway was inadequate fencing, which contributed to three koala deaths, including two in one night near Cooroy, during the breeding season.




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