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Hopes of saving Kangaroo Island dunnart

Apr 22, 2020 | News articles Australia

Source: The Guardian.com.au

Bushfires reduced numbers from 500 to 50 but newly discovered populations are cause for optimism, conservationists say

Conservationists were ‘jumping for joy’ when they discovered a dunnart in a new location, after bushfire on Kangaroo Island destroyed 90% of the marsupials’ habitat. Photograph: Peter Hammond/Kangaroo Island Land for Wildlife