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Local wallabies make Aussie news

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Curraghs wallabies filmed by researchers

The Island's native wallaby population has once again caught the attention of international media.

7 news, an Australian TV news service, featured a story on the now native marsupials and their adopted home.

Originally from Australia, wallabies took up residence in the north of the Island after escaping from the Wildlife Park in the 1960s.

Free to roam the Curraghs, the wild wallabies have been filmed by Manx researchers using motion sensor cameras.

Ben Lewis, from 7 news, explained the Manx-Aussie link:

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