Extinction Crisis: Native Mammals Are Disappearing in Northern Australia, but Only a Few People Are Watching
At the time Australia was colonised by Europeans, an estimated 180 mammal species lived in the continent’s northern savannas. The landscape teemed with animals, from microbats to rock-wallabies and northern quolls. Many of these mammals were found nowhere else on Earth. An unidentified account from the Normanton district of Northwest Queensland, dating back to 1897,…
Video: This short video from the Howletts Wild Animal Park captures the moment an endangered black rhinoceros entered the world last month. It’s the grand finale of a 15 month long gestation.