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Colin Murdoch with zebra (2nd of 2)

Colin Murdoch with zebra

Colin Murdoch's tranquilliser gun can be used with a variety of firearms, depending on the nature of the animal being tranquillised. Here Murdoch (left) and a colleague are shown with a wild zebra, successfully tranquillised by a dart from the modified rifle he is holding.

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Mark Derby, 'Inventions, patents and trademarks - Farming inventions', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 20 July 2024)

Story by Mark Derby, published 11 Mar 2010, updated 1 Feb 2015