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“Peggy and Molly”, a magpie and social media dog star split, Australia in turmoil

“Peggy and Molly”, a magpie and social media dog star split, Australia in turmoil

Instagram Screenshot – Bekiandmolly An unusual friendship between a dog and a magpie is rocking Australia.

Instagram Screenshot – Bekiandmolly

An unusual friendship between a dog and a magpie is rocking Australia.

Animals – Opposites attract and their separation is heartbreaking. Peggy and Molly, two people who seemed to be separated by everything, have become real stars in Australia. For good reason, the unlikely friendship between this dog and this magpie captured the hearts of many Internet users after Juliet Wells and Reese Mortensen, whose owners decided to share the daily adventures of the two animals on Instagram. They have more than 730,000 subscribers on the social network.

But the unusual duo's growing success caught the attention of local authorities, who demanded that Molly (Magpie) be released. The Department of Environment, Science and Innovation (DESI) defended Molly's return after receiving complaints from the public, alleging that Juliet Wells and Reece Mortensen were not authorized to care for the wild bird.

The latter launched a call for help on social networks, asking their subscribers to contact local representatives and DESI officials to reverse the decision.

The call was made by Queensland Premier Steven Miles. “What I'm most interested in here is the best interest of this animal.”He declared before adding: “There has to be a way within the rules to see Molly live a happy life with her family.”

A big problem in Australia

He said wildlife officials are committed to training Molly's owners so they can obtain the necessary certifications to become wildlife caretakers. The goal is for the magpie to stay with them after this training.

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Peggy and Molly are an example of the growing tensions between animal lovers and wildlife officials. The latter are increasingly concerned by videos circulating on social networks depicting unusual animal behavior.

They warn about the dangers diseases For the animals and their owners but also the challenges of caring for these wild animals. Officials also point out that some species, such as magpies, can become aggressive when defending their nests.

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