Fires leave 113 native species in need of help including the Kangaroo Island Dunnart | ABC News

Fires leave 113 native species in need of help including the Kangaroo Island Dunnart | ABC News
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More than 100 native species are in urgent need of help after this summer’s bushfires, a panel of experts has reported to the Federal Government.

The list included 13 birds, 19 mammals, 20 reptiles, 17 frogs, 5 invertebrates, 22 spiny crayfish and 17 freshwater fish species.

On Kangaroo Island in South Australia, the elusive KI Dunnart is at risk of extinction and efforts are underway to give the remaining few a fighting chance.

Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-02-12/113-native-animals-in-urgent-need-of-help-after-bushfires/11956016

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