This stamp, from a 2007 New Zealand Post series called ‘Clever Kiwis’, shows the ingenious tranquilliser gun invented by a Timaru vet in the 1950s. Colin Murdoch’s invention, which can also be fired from a rifle, provides a safe and humane way to catch and treat wild animals.
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Reference: 2007 Tranquilliser Gun - Clever Kiwis stamp issue
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