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Qld man charged for alleged possum torture

A Queensland man allegedly seen in a Snapchat video squeezing a possum's neck as it screams and throwing it onto a road has been charged with serious animal cruelty.

The 21-year-old from Daymar, in the state's rural south, also allegedly pushed down hard on the possum's throat after placing it on a concrete barricade.

He was charged after a viewer showed the video from February 3 to authorities and will appear in St George Magistrates Court on March 12.

© AAP 2019