Bandicoots Return to Australian National Park After Being Locally Extinct For More Than a Century

Bandicoots Return to Australian National Park After Being Locally Extinct For More Than a Century

Locally extinct bandicoots have returned to an Australian national park in New South Wales after more than 100 years. The nationally threatened species—known by local Aboriginal people as ‘talpero’—once ranged across inland Australia, including the area now managed as Sturt National Park. The small, native marsupials became extinct in the region after ecosystem changes caused […]

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