Victoria's animal emblem, The Leadbeater's Possum, is facing extinction as logging and bushfires destroy its forest habitat in central Victoria. With fewer than 1000 remaining, we must act now to ensure they are protected.
The Leadbeater’s Possum is facing extinction as logging and bushfires destroy its forest habitat in central Victoria.The federal government needs to act now to ensure the Baillieu government doesn't push this species into extinction. With fewer than 1000 remaining, we must act now to ensure they are protected.
Senator Di Natale spoke in the Senate about the future of Victoria's state animal emblem, the Leadbeater's Possum, a tiny marsupial that's only found in the central highlands mountain ash forests of Victoria and whose remaining numbers are estimated at fewer than 1000.
The Australian Greens today said that the resignation of respected ecologist David Lindenmayer over government inaction to protect Victoria’s faunal emblem the Leadbeaters possum is a huge wake up call for the Victorian government.