Decapitated kangaroo found in Halls Head

Jenny Brown took a photo of a kangaroo standing near the decapitated joey.
Jenny Brown took a photo of a kangaroo standing near the decapitated joey.

JENNY Brown was disgusted when she came across a decapitated kangaroo in Halls Head on Friday.

“On my return from the beach…I walked into the bush towards this kangaroo who had not moved in 45 minutes,” she said.

“I noticed a smaller one on the ground a few metres away.

“I walked closer to see if it was okay, only to find that it had been decapitated with a very sharp blade and very recently.

“I am guessing the mummy roo didn’t want to leave her baby.”

Ms Brown reported the incident to the City of Mandurah and the joey was removed.

“I was so upset I didn’t want to take a photo of the dead roo, wish I did now though, but I did take a photo of the roo standing over it,” she said.

Ms Brown said she was concerned about the mental state of the person who decapitated the kangaroo.

“What if there are no more joeys to kill, are our pets next?” she said.

The RSPCA has listed Mandurah as sixth on the list for animal cruelty reports per postcode this year. Mandurah has recorded 21 reported cruelty cases this year.

The RSPCA WA receives between 40 to 50 cruelty reports a day, and last year, they investigated nearly 6000 cases.

RSPCA WA has expressed concern over the decapitation.

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