Sodium Flouroacetate is better known as 1080. It is a poison to humans and most animals. A prolonged and painful death usually comes through ventricular arrhythmias. As a bait it is banned in most countries of the world to protect wildlife and ecosystems. But not in Australia, where it is used to kill one of the most beautiful indigenous species: the dingo.
Zoos often have to face harsh critique: Animals belong to the wilderness, not in cages. Featherdale Wildlife Park in Sydney Australia shows even sceptics the positive sides.
Established on 7 acres of land and 40km away from Sydney’s hectic, noisy inner city, Featherdale provides a realm for many endangered species