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Wombat mange – progress being made towards recovery

Mange is a skin disease caused by several species of tiny mites, common external parasites found in companion canines. Some mange mites are normal residents of an animal’s skin and hair follicles, while others are not. All mites can cause mild to severe skin infections if they proliferate. Unless Mange is treated the infestation progresses and eventually the wombat is

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The Lazarus Project- to bring back Australia’s southern gastric-brooding frog

Scientists from The Lazarus Project – named for the biblical Lazarus of Bethany brought back to life by Jesus and not the decidedly average 2008 Paul Walker movie – are trying to restore Australia’s southern gastric-brooding frog. The gastric-brooding frogs (Rheobatrachus) were a genus of ground-dwelling frogs native to Queensland in eastern Australia. The genus consisted of only two species,

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Carnage of native birds and animals on Hamilton Island, called “management”

There’s a dark and bloody side of the Whitsunday’s, Hamilton Island!  What’s meant to be a dream, an idyllic dream island, of relaxation and luxury, has been exposed.  Some of the feathered and four-footed native residents are being slaughtered because some of the tourists and residents are not “safe” from native species such as the Agile Walllabies and overly-friendly cockatoos!

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AGM notice – all are welcome

AWPC AGM August 28, 2016 11 am 1098 Stumpy Gully Rd Moorooduc 3933 Vic Please bring small snack to nibble on Please call 03 59 788 570 should you get lost! Bob McDonald to receive our 2016 AWARD for his contribution to help native wildlife. He wrote the excellent piece above, about the essential role that kangaroos play in our

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