parasites

How we can help our backyard natives

March 16th, 2017

Quendas are common visitors to backyards near bush areas in Perth

A new digital information and advice hub will tackle the unintentionally harmful human behaviour that puts Australia’s incredible native wildlife at risk.

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New species of tick with woylie preference may face extinction

March 9th, 2017

The woylie is an extremely rare small marsupial endemic to Australia (Pic: Sabrina Trocini)

Murdoch University researchers have discovered a new species of Australian tick, but believe it may be facing extinction because of its strong preference for critically endangered woylies.

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Education project to aid wildlife health in Perth suburbs

March 14th, 2016

An obese quenda

A new community project which aims to protect and enhance the health of wildlife in the eastern suburbs has begun.

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Parasites in the spotlight

August 15th, 2013

Some of the world’s leading researchers will head to Perth next month to discuss the different ways parasites affect people and pets.

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Diarrhoea in lamb flocks linked to dams

August 2nd, 2012

A Murdoch University study has found that lamb flocks supplied with dam water are 117 times more likely to be affected by diarrhoea.

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