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Australia | Endangered marsupials, thought wiped out by bushfires, found in Queensland NPs

One of Australia's rarest mammals, known as a "suicidal reproducer", has been found in a national park south of Gladstone, after fears the population had been wiped out by bushfires.

Scientists from the Queensland University of Technology located 21 of the endangered marsupials, the silver-headed antechinus (Antechinus argentus), in Bulburin National Park, 60 kilometres south-west of Miriam Vale, during field work in May and June this year.


https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-08-17/endangered-marsupial-found-surviving-in-burnt-queensland-forest/100383310

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