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Sharman’s rock-wallabyPhoto © Catherine Hayes Conservation ecology of Sharman’s rock-wallaby CATHERINE HAYES University of Queensland Mammal species that shelter in rocky refuges are likely protected to some degree from the threats driving the decline of Australia’s northern mammals (altered fire regimes, introduced predators and grazing). However, little is known about how rock-dependent mammals respond to …

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Spotted-tailed quollPhoto © Pierre Pouliquin Conservation of the spotted-tailed quoll across the Wet Tropics mountains ADRIANA UZQUEDA James Cook University The northern sub-species of the Spotted-tailed Quoll (Dasyurus maculatus gracilis) is the top marsupial carnivore in the Wet Tropics. The subspecies is genetically divergent, highly isolated, and restricted to high elevation rainforest of the Wet …

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2017 UQ placement student, Penelope Webster, measures the diameter of a tree at Sheep Station Creek Conservation Park prior to nest box installation as part of her greater glider placement project. Since 2014, Wildlife Queensland has hosted students from a range of educational institutions seeking placement opportunities in the environmental conservation industry. Students placed with …

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Male Richmond birdwing butterfly (Ornithoptera richmondia)Photo © Jennifer Broomhall The recent sighting of the magnificent Richmond Birdwing butterfly in suburban Thornlands (Redlands) is fantastic news and potentially signifies that this butterfly once again is calling the Redlands home. The identification has been confirmed by Dr. Ian Gynther of the Threatened Species Partnerships – Queensland Parks …

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