Saturday, June 15th, 2013

New rock wallabies census

Scientists and Indigenous rangers are conducting a count of rock wallabies in the Kimberley.

Stranded wallabies on a strip of land surrounded by the floodwaters. Picture courtesy DEC

Picture courtesy DEC

They say there has been no census taken for at least 10 years.

Nobody knows how well the animals are doing as the number of hot fires and introduced animals increases.

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