The Australian authorities said that these camels represent a danger to the population, because they consume large quantities of water stock used by the population, as well as a source of methane emissions, one of the gases responsible for global warming.
The aerial executions of wild camels were widely criticized by environmental and animal rights activists, although the campaign did not find a clear rejection by the local population.
The recent fires in Australia have caused the death of millions of animals and thousands of species, some of which may have become extinct completely, according to scientists due to the fires. 2019 was the dryest year in Australia ever, causing massive fires that have been going on for months.
The fire destroyed nearly 10 million hectares of vegetation within five months, and more than two thousand homes, not to mention the destruction of 500 million animals.