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Digging up station history
"We actually named a type of Dunnart that is extinct found out here after the station - the Sminthopsis Floravillenis.
Biodiversity hot spot: The southwest of Western Australia
A honey possum inches its way across a yellow banksia flower, a furry ball of quivering energy that flicks its long tongue into the blossom. It feasts on pollen grains and nectar and, in return, rewards the flower with the act of pollination.
Australian endangered species list
ACCORDING TO THE IUCN Red List of endangered species, Australia has 86 animal species that are considered Critically Endangered. A species is considered Critically Endangered by the ICUN (International Union for the Conservation of Nature) if it ...
Unburnt habitat needed to safeguard animal diversity
The research found five species, including the Fat-tailed Dunnart Sminthopsis crassicaudata (a small marsupial) and Desert Skink (Liopholis inornata), were most abundant in recently burned habitat, that is between eight and 13 years post-fire.
Australian endangered species: Kangaroo Island Dunnart
The Kangaroo Island Dunnart (Sminthopsis aitkeni) is an example of a critically endangered island mammal. It was previously thought to be a population of the Common Dunnart (Sminthopsis murina), but morphological and genetic studies revealed it to be a ...

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