Editor’s chat: the end of camel patrols

By AG Staff 7 November 2013
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AG editor, Ian Connellan chats about the end of the largest police beat on Earth: camel patrols of the outback.

IN CENTRAL AUSTRALIS LAST century, before there were four-wheel drives, police only had camels to patrol the vast distances of the desert.

Listen to AG editor Ian Connellan chat about the end of an era of camel police patrols – the biggest police beat in the world. Read more about camel patrols and see the gallery.

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