Wallaby Damage Inside the Fence
Damage to fences is often caused by animals caught on the inside. Close gaps in the fence ASAP. When building a wallaby fence plan shooting to reduce the wallaby population and to quickly remove wallabies caught inside the fence.
Damage by wallabies caught inside the fence pressuring the corner
Signs of a wombat or wallaby digging. Animals caught inside the fence are desperate, digging and impacting the fence.
There is a lot of strain on the fence mesh where wallabies are caught inside the paddock/protected area trying to get out
Mesh with thin (1.9 mm) wire will spread if hit at speed by a frantic wallaby trying to escape
Footer/apron is less effective against digging from the inside. If a hole is dug from the inside it can also let wallabies get in from outside.
Motion sensing cameras have shown wallabies trying to get into a fenced paddock to be gentle, searching for holes, rather than digging or impacting the fence as they do when caught inside without cover.