dream becomes reality
Reporter: Murray McLaughlin
KERRY O'BRIEN: It will come as a surprise to many Australians
that several hundred thousand feral camels roam the country's
arid interior causing considerable damage to the environment.
They're so numerous in the northern part of South Australia, for
example, that the State Government recently culled 3,000 camels.
But as an alternative to such culling programs, the camel
industry has an eye to a potentially lucrative market for trade
in live camels and camel meat to the Middle East. One Aboriginal
man in Central Australia is set to realize a long-held plan to
develop a camel farm in remote country west of Alice Springs.
But as Murray McLaughlin reports, it's required a Herculean