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Blog Post - Better The Devil You Know…

Captive breeding programs are saving the Tasmanian Devils from the brink of extinction. As one of the largest living carnivorous marsupials in the world, the endemic Australian animal once roamed throughout mainland Australia. It is now confined only to Tasmanian bushland and breeding centres in the mainland. Despite all efforts to preserve the species, it is estimated that there are less than 10% of Tasmanian Devils currently left in the wild. 

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Blog Post - Corporate Volunteers Lend A Hand At Goat Island

Foundation for National Parks & Wildlife and NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service would like to thank employees from VODAFONE for participating in a Corporate Volunteer Day, held at Goat Island, Sydney Harbour National Park, on 27 March 2018. 

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Blog Post - Helping Aussie Ark Save The Eastern Quoll

The Eastern quoll is a medium-sized carnivorous dasyurid marsupial native to Australia. They once inhabited most of Southeast Australia from the east coast of South Australia through Victoria and up to the central coast of NSW. It is believed that the Eastern quoll became extinct on the mainland in 1963 due to the introduction of the red fox and feral cats, yet they survive in Tasmania without these predators.  

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Blog Post - Bioblitz at Wombeyan Caves

One hundred people and eleven ecologists descended on Wombeyan Caves in early November to help improve the flora and fauna record of the well-known and loved national park. Hosted by the Kanangra to Wyangala (K2W) Partnership and FNPW, the Wombeyan Bioblitz provided people with three days of opportunity to participate in wildlife surveys, looking at everything from orchids to birds, bats and insects. 

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Blog Post - One of Australia’s most iconic animals is threatened, with numbers already dropping by 80%

Once widespread across Australia, koala numbers have declined over the last twenty years with some populations dropping by 80%. In NSW, QLD and ACT they are now declared as a ‘vulnerable’ species as they continue to suffer serious decline nationwide.  

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