Tag: koalas

Abstracts: An analysis of demographic and triage assessment findings in bushfire-affected koalas on Kangaroo Island, South Australia, 2019–2020

Abstract In the 2019-2020 Australian bushfires, Kangaroo Island, South Australia, experienced catastrophic bushfires that burnt approximately half the island, with an estimated 80 per cent of the koala population lost. During and after the event, rescued koalas were triaged at a designated facility and a range of initial data were […]

Extinction fears held for koala

Developers may be placing koalas at their greatest ever risk of extinction according to conservation groups. The ABC reported that it has obtained a copy of the Federal Government’s draft guidelines regarding how industry determines if its activities will affect habitat. Critics of the guidelines claim the proposed amendments will […]