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Destruction of dog Horrie – smuggled into Australia by returning soldier
This is a letter from the NSW Animal quarantine division, informing the Division of Veterinary Hygiene about the destruction of a dog named Horrie – who was smuggled into Australia by returning Australian Imperial Force soldier, Mr James Bell Moody.
Memorial Hall in Queensland to commemorate the success of the cactoblastis moth against the prickly pear cactus
This colour photograph shows this Cactoblastis Memorial Hall in Boonarga, Queensland. The Memorial Hall commemorates the success of the cactoblastis moth against the prickly pear cactus.