southern brown bandicoot

Backyard bandicoots could be key to urban bushland health

January 17th, 2017

Dr Amanda  Kristancic

The University has begun a three year investigation into how Southern brown bandicoots (quendas) survive in urban bushland in the Mandurah region. Associate Professor Trish Fleming, Professor Giles Hardy, Dr Catherine Baudains and Dr Amanda Kristancic from Murdoch University will work with the local Mandurah community and the City of Mandurah to increase understanding of where quendas are found, the roles they are playing, and identify potential threats to their survival.

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Opinion: Ferals, strays, pets: how to control the cats that are eating our wildlife

September 15th, 2014

Feral domestic cats are a global threat to biodiversity and were recently named as the biggest threat to endangered Australian mammals.

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