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February 11, 2020 - The Age

AUSTRALIA: 113 animal species requiring urgent action after bushfires

AUSTRALIA: 113 animal species requiring urgent action after bushfires
Wallaby File Image: (c) Photabulous!

The Morrison government has released a list of animals hit hardest by bushfires, with threatened species commissioner Sally Box warning some species are now "that much closer to extinction".

A scientific panel convened by Environment Minister Sussan Ley on Tuesday named 113 animal species requiring the most urgent action, including the Kangaroo Island dunnart, northern corroboree frog, Blue Mountains water skink, Kangaroo Island glossy black cockatoo, superb lyrebird, parma wallaby, mountain pygmy possum and brush-tailed rock wallaby.

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