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Wednesday, 14 August 2019

Australia government takes a unique decision to save the existence of penguins

Australia government takes a unique decision to save the existence of penguins
Due to hunting and greed of people all over the world, wild creatures are on the verge of extinction. A similar situation was also encountered by the penguins on Phillip Island in Southeast Australia, but the Australian government took steps to recognize the danger in time and today its results are also visible. This island in Australia is known for the world's smallest penguin species. An adult penguin here averages 13 inches in height.


Penguins have been the center of attraction for tourists for the last 100 years. Tourists spend the evening watching these penguins after enjoying fishing and swimming. There were also large-scale housing development people living in this area of ​​penguins. People had built their magnificent houses to spend holidays here. Penguins had to live among these people. There were restrictions on transporting and transporting other pets. Despite all these rules, the number of penguins was steadily declining.
Australia government takes a unique decision to save the existence of penguins
In 1985, the government here took an unexpected decision. The government decided that it would buy the entire property of the people here one by one. By 2010, the government had also achieved this goal and renamed the place as a penguin. The effect of this magnificent decision of the government is now clearly visible. Around 1980 the number of penguins here was around 12,000, which has now risen to 31,000.

The government is also benefiting from this step. Today, this place is one of the most popular areas for wildlife tourism. In 2018, there were 7,40,000 tourists. A grand tourist building costing millions was also inaugurated here at the end of last month.

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