TITLE

Where's woylie?

AUTHOR(S)
Fleming, Katherine
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
Bulletin with Newsweek;3/13/2007, Vol. 125 Issue 6560, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the killing of the woylie, a small kangaroo-like marsupial also called the brush-tailed bettong, by an unknown killer in Western Australia. Investigators are hoping to identify the culprit soon. The killer has caused a dramatic decline of between 75% and 90% in key indigenous populations. Adrian Wayne, a scientist, says that the huge losses are compelling evidence that the woylie would qualify for an upgrade in its conservation status.
ACCESSION #
24422552

 

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