Locally bred endangered species off to a new home

April 17, 2024 8:03 am in by
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Some endangered wildlife born and raised in the Upper Hunter are on the move to a new home.

15 Eastern Quolls from the Aussie Ark Wildlife Sanctury in the Barrington Tops are being assessed in readiness for transfer and re-wilding in National Park on the state’s south coast.

Aussie Ark Conservation Manager Hayley Shute said there is a mixture of girls and boys.

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The Eastern Quoll has been missing, assumed extinct, from mainland Australia for over 50 years.


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