Australian endangered fauna and flora

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Recent studies suggest the duck-billed mammal is not as widespread as thought, in part due to centuries of hunting and habitat loss. Tasmania, Reptiles And Amphibians, Mammals, Platypus, Australian Animals, Science Nature, National Geographic, Habitats, Hunting

Thought to be common, the beloved platypus is actually declining fast

Recent studies suggest the duck-billed mammal is not as widespread as thought, in part due to centuries of hunting and habitat loss.

Sharks and rays in Australia are creeping towards extinction despite being listed as threatened under national environment laws, a new report has found. Marine Conservation Society, Shark Conservation, Visit Australia, Australia Travel, Freshwater Sharks, Scuba Diving Australia, Species Of Sharks, International Waters, Nurse Shark

The silent extinction happening in Australia's waters

Sharks and rays in Australia are creeping towards extinction despite being listed as threatened under national environment laws, a new report has found.

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Critically endangered turtle found on same beach decades after first tagging

A critically endangered hawksbill turtle, more than 60 years old and tagged three times, has returned to nest again 30 years after being first sighted on the Pilbara coast.

Eighty per cent of the one billion animals predicted to die during the bushfire crisis will be reptiles, experts warn, with koalas making up the tip of the iceberg -- here are the species most under threat this summer. Reptiles, Mammals, Study Site, Australia Kangaroo, Kangaroo Island, Quokka, Pretty Tough, Cockatoo, Habitats

These Are The Animals Most At Risk During The Bushfire Crisis

Eighty per cent of the one billion animals predicted to die during the bushfire crisis will be reptiles, experts warn, with koalas making up the tip of the iceberg -- here are the species most under threat this summer.

Eighty per cent of the one billion animals predicted to die during the bushfire crisis will be reptiles, experts warn, with koalas making up the tip of the iceberg -- here are the species most under threat this summer. Reptiles, Mammals, Study Site, Australia Kangaroo, Kangaroo Island, Quokka, Pretty Tough, Cockatoo, Habitats

These Are The Animals Most At Risk During The Bushfire Crisis

Eighty per cent of the one billion animals predicted to die during the bushfire crisis will be reptiles, experts warn, with koalas making up the tip of the iceberg -- here are the species most under threat this summer.

Sweet potato among measures keeping wildlife fed post-bushfires — ABC News Australia Animals, Graphite Drawings, People Of The World, Natural Disasters, Image Shows, Animal Rescue, Sweet Potato, Wildlife, Rock

Brush-tailed rock-wallaby

After drought and bushfire, sweet potato is among measures keeping wildlife fed

The bold and controversial plan to save the mountain pygmy possum from extinction - ABC News Long Winter, Winter Snow, Great Barrier Reef, Fossils, Mammals, Habitats, Mountain, Extinct, Inktober

The bold and controversial plan to save the mountain pygmy possum from extinction

Scientists are hoping to stop mountain pygmy possums from hibernating, acclimatise them to warmer environments, then relocate new populations to lowland forests.

Recent studies suggest the duck-billed mammal is not as widespread as thought, in part due to centuries of hunting and habitat loss. Tasmania, Reptiles And Amphibians, Mammals, Platypus, Australian Animals, Science Nature, National Geographic, Habitats, Hunting

Thought to be common, the beloved platypus is actually declining fast

Recent studies suggest the duck-billed mammal is not as widespread as thought, in part due to centuries of hunting and habitat loss.

A group of western quolls — including Macchiato, Blue's Clues and Hundreds and Thousands — have just been released outside a nature reserve in remote South Australia to see if the species can survive in competition with feral animals. South Australia, Western Australia, Tv Aerials, Blues Clues, Feral Cats, Nature Reserve, Predator, Vulnerability, Mammals

Tracking 'quoll-ars' reveal promising signs for vulnerable mammal's survival

A group of western quolls — including Macchiato, Blue's Clues and Hundreds and Thousands — have just been released outside a nature reserve in remote South Australia to see if the species can survive in competition with feral animals.

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Prices for Emerald The Green Turtle's Tale by Aleesah Darlison

Prices (including delivery) for Emerald The Green Turtle's Tale by Aleesah Darlison. ISBN: 9780648161103

Feral cats threatening endangered species on Kangaroo Island after bushfires - ABC News Hate Cats, Kangaroo Island, Echidna, Feral Cats, Endangered Species, Conservation, Abc News, Flora, Plants

Endangered species 'looking at extinction' on Kangaroo Island as feral cats roam

Endangered species are being pushed to the brink of extinction on Kangaroo Island by feral cats, with the deadly summer bushfires making the problem much more serious, conservationists have warned.

Plan to build in critical koala habitat sparks local anger as developer challenges council rejection - ABC News Zoo Tickets, Zoo Keeper, Quokka, Australian Animals, Habitats, Safari, Wildlife, Sydney Australia, Australia Tours

Brisbane residents fight to save core koala habitat from development plan

A year-long dispute to save 2.7 hectares of core koala habitat in Brisbane's northern suburbs has reignited as a developer goes to court to challenge council's rejection of its plans.