Endangered brush-tailed rock wallabies starving to death from fire and drought

Julia Driscoll
By Julia Driscoll
December 26 2019 - 5:00pm
Endangered brush-tailed rock wallabies are in an extremely dire situation due to fire and drought with no food available Photos: Lachlan Gilding, Aussie Ark.

A lot of focus has been put on the plight of koala populations following bushfires on the Mid North Coast of NSW, but there is another species that is in a dire situation throughout the State due to the bushfires and drought, and is consequently at threat of serious population decline.

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Julia Driscoll

Julia Driscoll

Journalist

Julia Driscoll has worked as a journalist for the Wingham Chronicle and Manning River Times for seven years. She values the deep connection with community that being a rural and regional journalist brings. Career highlights have involved environmental stories - bringing the plight of the little known endangered Manning River helmeted turtle to the attention of the public, resulting in wide-spread knowledge in the community and conservation action; and breaking the news of the Manning River ceasing to run for the first time in recorded history.