Numbat stripes reveal endangered population is twice as big as we thought

May 9th, 2022

Sydney Morning Herald, Other, 07/05/2022
There were thought to be only 1300 numbats left in Western Australia but a new study that closely examined their stripes estimates the remaining natural population of the endangered species, the state’s faunal emblem, is actually twice as large. […] But a paper recently published in the CSIRO’s Wildlife Research journal puts this figure closer to 1900.

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