South Australia Wants to Solve Their Seal Problem with Underwater Bombs

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The long-nosed fur seal population in South Australia's Coorong region has been getting out of hand for a while now. The state population now tops 100,000, and the South Australian government is considering using explosives to scare them away from commercial fishing areas. Unsurprisingly, animal rights groups aren't happy about it.

While they might be adorable as hell, the seals are making life tricky for fishermen by attacking their catches and nets. The...

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