Probe into report of firecrackers thrown at seal
A REPORT of four teenagers throwing lit firecrackers at a seal near one of Portland’s boat ramp fish cleaning tables, is being investigated by the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning.
DELWP manager of compliance Mark Breguet said all native wildlife is protected in Victoria.
“This type of behaviour towards any animal is unacceptable and will not be tolerated,” he said.
“We take crimes against wildlife seriously and will investigate reports to protect our native wildlife.”
Anyone with information about the incident, which occurred on Saturday June 29, should call DELWP on 136 186.