Through the Threatened Species Strategy, the Government is committed to turning around the fortunes of nationally-threatened species like the bilby, numbat
, mountain pygmy possum, eastern bettong, cassowary, swift parrot and Australias endangered eucalyptus trees.
Six species were then introduced into the sanctuary, all of which used to be native to the area--the woylie, the southern brown bandicoot, the tammar wallaby, the ringtail possum, the numbat
and the quokka.
We are paying to push our endemic species like the red tail black cockatoo and numbat
closer to the brink of extinction.
Some species that have become extinct elsewhere in Australia, such as the numbat
, persist in the southwest.
Her poetry has been published in various journals online and in print, such as Cottonmouth, Up The Staircase Literary Review, Numbat
, Killpoet, Fragile Arts Quarterly, Alabaster and Mercury, Heroin Love Songs, The Toronto Quarterly, Black Listed Magazine, and The Best Australian Poems 2009 (edited by Robert Adamson).
Simple, charming color illustrations bring to life the story of a numbat
(a small native Australian marsupial) who is torn between choosing a heart of stone that promotes strength and self-confidence at the expense of caring about others, and a feather-heart that promotes compassion for others at the expense of caring about oneself.
Snake Kris McQuade Magpie Ed Wightman Cockatoo Lara Mulcahy Kookaburra James Millar Numbat
Jolyon James Galah Andrew Koblar
Vast swathes of woodland provide a home for kangaroos, koalas, the striped numbat
, which uses its long tongue to lap up some 20,000 termites a day.
NATURAL World featured the Numbat
, an Aussie marsupial with a 12-inch tongue.
We had to recite our papers from memory and I can still recall the opening sentence of my numbat
essay: 'Unique among animals is the harmless little numbat
, whose earliest ancestors lived in the days of the mighty dinosaurs and even before the event of Man himself.
The driver, situated above ground, can control Numbat
using either video or radar-like acoustic images, and can monitor five mine gases - CO, C[H.