Dozens of threatened Australian species are back from the brink. But many are reliant on protection and could not survive in the wild. True safety is harder.
The naturally best breeding window for these endangered animals is shortening, prompting a unique change in behaviour.
Yes, the new threatened species plan is better. But it’s nowhere near enough to actually prevent Australian species from dying out.
Threatened species don’t just live in national parks. Almost half of their distributions are on private land.
They are the only known scavengers in the world to have picky diets.
I know what you did last summer: chemical clues in the marsupial’s whiskers can reveal what they ate months – and even seasons – ago.
Although the ground-dwelling Mountain Pygmy-possum is highly vulnerable to extinction, it can be saved, write Hayley Bates and Haijing Shi.