Tag Archives: Atticus Fleming

Reintroduction of the banded hare-wallaby to our mainland

One of Australia’s most endangered kangaroo species, the banded hare-wallaby, has made a historic return to mainland Australia, more than 100 years after the last wild colony disappeared as a result of foxes and cats. Their last remaining “wild” sanctuaries on Bernier and Dorre islands in Shark Bay. In fact the only extant remnant populations are on Bernier and Dorre

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Newhaven Wildlife Sanctuary – expansive, ambitious and visionary

Work is underway at Newhaven Wildlife Sanctuary north-west of Alice Springs to create a feral animal-free zone by building a 44-kilometre fence. It has been described as the largest feral cat eradication project in the world, and will eventually span 100,000 hectares. It’s ambitious, audacious and visionary. Australian Wildlife Conservancy want to get rid of feral cats. At the moment

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