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Thorny devil sculpture worth $1000 stolen from Kalbarri Skywalk

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One of four thorny devil sculptures, one of which was stolen, at the recently opened Kalbarri Skywalk.
Camera IconOne of four thorny devil sculptures, one of which was stolen, at the recently opened Kalbarri Skywalk. Credit: Parks and Wildlife Service WA

Security cameras will be installed at the recently opened Kalbarri Skywalk after a thorny devil sculpture worth about $1000 was stolen.

A Department of Parks and Wildlife spokeswoman said the small metal sculpture — one of four at the site — was taken on Saturday, May 30.

The Skywalk was opened to the public on June 12.

“The department is replacing the sculpture at a cost of $1000 and is working to install security cameras at the site,” the spokeswoman said.

“This incident is being investigated, and anyone with information is encouraged to call the Parks and Wildlife Service Midwest office on 9964 0901.”

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Information can also be passed on to Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

WA Police yesterday called for the return of a bronze echidna sculpture worth $40,000 after it was stolen from a park in the Perth suburb of Salter Point on the weekend of June 6-7.

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