Sick Leave


Hi all, I’ll be taking a few days off from posting – I’m sick 😦 Back in a few days.

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Australia: Queensland – Hairy-Nosed Wombats


The link below is to an article reporting on how man-made burrows are helping Hairy-Nosed Wombats survive and breed.

For more visit:
http://www.australiangeographic.com.au/journal/designer-burrows-man-made-for-rare-wombat.htm

Africa: Poaching Rhinos


The link below is to an article reporting on the poaching crisis for Africa’s remaining Rhinos.

For more visit:
http://wwf.panda.org/what_we_do/endangered_species/rhinoceros/african_rhinos/poaching_crisis_african_rhinos/

African Forest Elephant


The link below is to an article reporting on efforts to save the African Forest Elephant.

For more visit:
http://edition.cnn.com/2013/04/19/world/africa/forest-elephants-africa

Sharks: Why So Many Attacks?


The link below is to an article that looks into why there are so many shark attacks in Australia, especially in Western Australia.

For more visit:
http://www.australiangeographic.com.au/journal/fatal-shore-why-so-many-shark-attacks.htm

Australia: Koala Crisis


The link below is to an article reporting on the crisis facing Australia’s unique Koala population.

For more visit:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2013/apr/21/koala-deaths-chlamydia-retrovirus-vaccine-genome