Wallabies Loch Lomond
Introduced in the 1940s to the island by lady colquhoun its estimated that there are around 60 of the animals currently residing on the island.
Wallabies loch lomond. Their presence on the island has been the source of. Review of loch lomond leisure scotland reviewed 28 june 2011 my friends and i hired a loch lomond leisure scotland speed boat to visit the scottish wallabies on inchconnachan island on loch lomond. A small island in scotlands loch lomond has a population of unusual residents. There have been discussions involving the loch lomond and the trossachs national park which includes inchconnachan about culling their numbers to prevent them damaging the woodland.
It was fantastic value for money and a truly unusual and exciting experience. The troupe of marsupials was introduced to inchconnachan in the 1940s where theyve roamed freely. Loch lomond wallabies the island of inchconnachan has the unusual distinction of housing the only colony of wallabies outside australia. Over the years there have been several unauthorized cullings which have shocked scottish locals and tourists visiting the island who stumble upon the often mutilated bodies of the islands wallabies.
Inchconnachan island which has been owned by. Inchconnachan island is for sale for offers over 500000 an uninhabited loch lomond island famous for its colony of wallabies has gone up for sale. Loch lomond wallabies alastair taylor from aberdeen sent us his photos from a recent trip wallaby spotting at loch lomond. Several of the cute red necked marsupials can occasionally be seen on inchconnachan g63 ojg after they were introduced to loch lomond by lady arran colquhoun in the 1940s.
Many scots will be unaware that inchconnachan island loch lomond is home to a colony of wild wallabies. Inchconnachan an island in loch lomond is host to the red necked species of wallaby and was brought there by lady arran colquhoun in the 1940s.
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