Quokka cruelty: Perth court accepts man’s evidence he didn’t ‘throw’ animal into sea

Quokka cruelty: Perth court accepts man's evidence he didn't 'throw' animal into sea The 37-year-old Christchurch man allegedly hurled the endangered marsupial off a jetty. Photo / File / NZH. A Christchurch property developer is due to appear in a Perth courtroom today on charges of animal cruelty. Bevan Hames, 37, allegedly threw a …

Newstalk ZB

Australians want Kiwi quokka abuser deported

Australians are calling for a New Zealand man to be deported after he allegedly threw a quokka into the ocean from a jetty near Perth. A 37-year-old from Christchurch has been charged with animal cruelty for the incident at Rottnest Island. Angry

Newstalk ZB

New Zealand tourist charged with ‘throwing a quokka off a jetty into the water’

The 37-year-old Christchurch man allegedly hurled the endangered marsupial off a jetty. Photo / 123RF. A Kiwi tourist has been charged with animal cruelty after he allegedly threw a quokka off a wharf in Perth. The 37-year-old Christchurch man

New Zealand Herald

Quokka accused a zoologist with point to prove

A NEW ZEALAND zoologist has explained to a court he was trying to prove that quokkas were good swimmers when he placed one of the marsupials into water near the Rottnest Hotel. Bevan Denis Hames, 37, was charged with animal cruelty after an …

Courier Mail

Man charged after hurling quokka off Rottnest Island jetty

A 37-year-old man who allegedly picked up a quokka and flung it off a jetty has been charged over the cruel stunt. Rottnest Police allege the New Zealand national was caught throwing the marsupial near the Rottnest Hotel about 10pm. The quokka survived …

9news.com.au

Quokka cruelty: Perth court accepts man’s evidence he didn’t ‘throw’ animal into sea

A man charged by police after claims he tossed a quokka into the ocean off Rottnest Island has been given a spent conviction for animal cruelty. Bevan Denis Hames, 37, who has a degree in zoology, has defended his actions with the Perth Magistrate’s

ABC Online

Man charged with throwing quokka into ocean

Quokkas are a major tourist attraction on Rottnest Island but are not common on the mainland. Photo: AAP. David Weber. Share. Tweet Share Reddit Pin EmailComment. A man has been charged by police after allegedly tossing a quokka into the ocean from …

The New Daily

Kiwi accused of Rottnest quokka cruelty

A 38-year-old man who allegedly captured a quokka before his friend threw it from a jetty has been fined and evicted from Western Australia’s Rottnest Island. The Queensland man was fined $200 by the Rottnest Island Authority. A 37-year-old New Zealand …

NEWS.com.au

Animal cruelty charge after quokka thrown into water

A 37-year-old man has been charged with animal cruelty, after allegedly throwing a quokka into the water off WA’s Rottnest Island last night. Police say the man, from Christchurch, New Zealand, picked up the animal and threw it off a jetty near the

Ten Eyewitness News

Quokka charge: Man accused of throwing animal into water on Rottnest Island

A man has been charged by police after allegedly tossing a quokka into the ocean from a jetty at Rottnest Island off Perth. Police allege 37-year-old Bevan Denis Hames picked up the quokka and threw it into the water from a jetty near the Rottnest

ABC Online

Rottnest police charge Kiwi accused of throwing a quokka off a jetty

Rottnest Police have charged a 37-year-old man over an incident in which he’s alleged to have thrown a quokka into the water from a jetty at Rottnest Island on Friday night. Police say the quokka was able to swim to shore after the alleged incident

Bunbury Mail

New Zealand man charged with animal cruelty for throwing quokka

A NEW Zealand business executive who was in Perth to attend a wedding instead found himself behind bars after he was accused of animal cruelty for allegedly hurling a quokka off a jetty on Rottnest Island. Christchurch man Bevan Hames, 37, appeared …

Perth Now

Kiwi man accused of throwing quokka into water

Australian police have arrested a New Zealander for allegedly tossing a quokka into the ocean. Quokka. Quokkas are found in abundance on Rottnest Island and are a major tourist attraction. Photo: 123RF. Police said the man, 37-year-old Bevan Denis …

Radio New Zealand

Zoologist accused of throwing a quokka off a jetty ‘to prove the animals could swim’ is fined $2000

A New Zealand zoologist charged by police after it was alleged he tossed a quokka into the ocean had claimed he ‘placed it on the jetty before it jumped into the water’. According to The West Australian Bevan Denis Hames, 37, pleaded guilty to animal …

Daily Mail

New Zealand tourist fined for ‘throwing a quokka off a jetty’

A New Zealand man accused of throwing a cat-sized marsupial known as a quokka into the sea in Western Australia has surrendered his passport. 37-year-old Bevan Hames threw a quokka into the ocean off Rottnest Island on Friday night. The quokka …

Normangee Star

Quokka toss accused gets bail

The 37-year-old did not enter a plea and was granted bail of $2000. He had to surrender his passport to police because he is not a Western Australian resident. He faces a charge of animal cruelty. Police allege he picked up the quokka and threw it into

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