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wal­laby joey has been res­cued by wildlife of­fi­cers af­ter it was ad­ver­tised for sale on Face­book by a man in Broome, Western Aus­tralia. It was res­cued af­ter a wildlife of­fi­cer pos­ing as a po­ten­tial buyer re­sponded to the advertisement.

The Face­book post of­fered to sell the an­i­mal for A $3,500 (about US $3,200). But there were bids of up to US $9,200 from over­seas

DEPARTMRNT OF PARKS AND WILDLIFE The wal­laby joey was res­cued af­ter be­ing posted for sale on Face­book

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