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Trapping and rehoming of brumbies begins in Kosciuszko National Park after court challenge denied

The trapping and rehoming of feral horses in the Kosciuszko National Park has resumed after the Land and Environment Court dismissed a bid to stop the practice.

The Snowy Mountains Brumby Sustainability and Management Group (SMBSMG) tried to stop brumbies from being trapped and removed from three sensitive areas of the park, but the court upheld a 2008 horse management plan.

The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) Southern Ranges director, Mick Pettitt, said the service was luring brumbies to yards with salt and molasses since May and the first horses were removed this week.

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Article written by: Verity Gorman and Rosie King

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