‘We can’t afford to get this wrong’: relocating Leadbeater’s possums is risky – but it’s their only chance

Exclusive: With only 33 of Victoria’s lowland population left, the team charged with their recovery says ‘we need to be proactive’Get our free news app; get our morning email briefingAs dusk has fallen each night for the last seven days, Dan Harley and Arabella Eyre have turned to each other and said: “They’ll be coming out about now.”A week ago, the pair executed a risky plan to relocate five tiny Leadbeater’s possums – each about as heavy as an apple and the size of a fist – from their last remaining bolthole in Victoria to a new home in a… Source – Full Article https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/apr/05/we-cant-afford-to-get-this-wrong-relocating-leadbeaters-possums-is-risky-but-its-their-only-chance

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