Greater gliders added to endangered species list as speculation on Wombat Forest future intensifies

Neve Brissenden
By Neve Brissenden
Updated July 6 2022 - 8:10am, first published 4:00am
UNDER THREAT: Australia's largest gliding marsupials are one step closer to extinction after bushfires wiped out 32 per cent of their population. Picture: JOSH BOWELL

AUSTRALIA's gum-eating marsupials - the native greater gliders - have now officially been added to the country's endangered species list - joining the likes of the koala, the Bogong moth and the gang-gang cockatoo.

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Neve Brissenden

Neve Brissenden

Journalist

Political and general news reporter for The Bendigo Advertiser. contact: neve.brissenden@austcommunitymedia.com.au