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For example, a variety of grazing regimes can help maintain areas of large grass tussocks, leaf litter and fallen branches that protect bird species, and mammals such as the rufous bettong and long-nosed potoroo.
The six species were: mountain pygmy-possum (Burramys parvus); leadbeater's possum (Gymnobelideus leadbeateri); eastern barred bandicoot (Perameles gunnii); long-footed potoroo (Potorous longipes); orange-bellied parrot (Neophema chrysogaster); and helmeted honeyeater (Lichenostomus melanops cassidix).
Answers: wombat, jabiru, ibis, numbat, potoroo, kookaburra, wallaby, bandicoot, wallaroo.
Scores of other species are endangered, wildlife specialists say, including woylies, boodies, numbats, and the potoroo.
28 THE Tasmanian potoroo has been declared an endangered species - because, when unsupervised males are left together, they tear off each other's genitals.
This arcane ad hoc approach to threatened species management was adopted for the threatened Long-footed Potoroo Potorous longipes, and other threatened species in Victoria 25 years ago (e.
I don't want my children to find the northern quoll, the partridge pigeon or the long nosed potoroo only in history books.
The Five Senses of Love Potoroo Pub, 2010 unpaged $24.
neoformans include macaw, swan, parakeet, Guenon monkey, fox, potoroo, and sheep (1).
Some, including the rare and endangered long-footed potoroo, rely heavily upon fungi as an all-year-round resource.
They found that unlike squirrels, which are poorly adapted to digesting fungi, the potoroo is a fungi specialist.
Although sometimes controversial, assisted colonisation to islands has been critical for preventing the extinction of some species, for example Rufous Hare Wallaby Lagorchestes hirsutus (Richards 2012), Gilbert's Potoroo Potorous gilbertii (Stead-Richardson et al.
However, logging was held up long enough to prevent the completion of all scheduled coups and there has been no further logging in the most important areas of Goolengook, largely due to the finding of one of Australia's rarest mammals, the long-footed potoroo, by volunteer wildlife surveyors in 1998.
With the discovery, and subsequent naming, of the Long-footed Potoroo Potorous longipes in 1980, it was thought that Victoria now had three endemic species of mammal, this potoroo, Leadbeater's Possum and the Smoky Mouse Pseudomys fumeus.