Have you seen a Quoll?
We’re calling on locals and visitors to the Kinglake and Toolangi areas to let us know if you see or hear anything that resembles a threatened Spotted-Tailed Quoll, also known as a Tiger Quoll. .
They're rare across Victoria, anywhere other than east Gippsland and are about the size of a domestic cat when fully grown, but has shorter legs and a more pointed face. .
Its fur is rich red to dark brown with white spots on the back and tail. Quolls also have a distinctive call you should listen out for – a bit like a circular saw cutting through timber. .
If you think you hear or see a quoll please get in touch with us as soon as you can, with a photo or details of what you saw or heard and where it was. Help be our eyes and ears to confirm this critter is still out there!
Working the Mermaid Festival 'Splash', I was reminded of my painting of Endangered Texas Wild Rice (Zizania texana Hitchcock) Check out what the rice looks like in September, and who was swimming among this beauty. This aquatic grass grows only in the upper San Marcos River (in the whole world) and its thin leaves, up to 6 feet long, can be seen waving in the currents among tubers, kayakers, and yes, mermaids!
By nature, tiger cubs are playful and rather active. They will pounce on one another and chase blowing grasses or even their mothers tail. They roll around with each other in mock fighting positions and leap through the tall grasses energetically. 📷: @tiger
#Equusgrevyi is the largest wild equid and lives in the dry grasslands of Ethiopia & Somalia. IUCN has classified these #wildequids as #endangered . Grevy's Zebras do not live in herds like their southern cousins; instead a lone male will have a territory that includes a watering hole and females will wonder into the territory and mate with the male. As is typical with all zebras, they are quite ill-tempered.
I love this photo of my friend Pungky Nanda Pratama with the #rescued Slow Loris 🐒 Kevin.
They received two #Endangered Slow lories who were rescued from an illegal pet trader and owner in South #Sumatra this week.
The Loris were rescued by the Nature and Conservation Agency of South Sumatra yesterday. They are male slow lories named Sibang and Kevin.
Sadly #slowlories are one of the most #trafficked animals marketed as an exotic pet of Indonesia.. Please go and like this page and help support Pungky's amazing work!!!! ---> https://www.facebook.com/animalsindonesia/ ✌❤🐒
Sublime adventures with #Sponta through North Head @ Manly. A fine example of Eastern Suburbs Banksia Scrub EEC. There is only 1% of this vegetation community left in the Sydney region from its original spatial extent. Please enjoy its beauty, but leave it intact for others to also enjoy.
Show! Love you 💛💛💛 #Repost @africanwildlifefoundation (@get_repost)
Mountain #gorillas are now classified as critically #endangered due to #deforestation and disease transmission from growing human populations.
An endangered dugong swimming with friends, generously shared by @strajky. Despite their endangered status, dugongs are still hunted in the Pacific.
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#fbf to 2009 and the first seal I ever worked, the beautiful Kira. Kira was an endangered Australian sea lion born at Taronga Zoo and mum to Nala, who I still get to work with today. #australiansealion#tarongazoo
We’re proud to be a part of the inaugural #WorldGorillaDay this Sunday, September 24. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. we’ll be at gorillas answering your questions! Don’t miss the Research Talk at 10:30 a.m. at Gorilla Yard 3.
This date also marks the 50th anniversary of when the late Dian Fossey began her groundbreaking work to study and conserve gorillas! The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International is the longest-running gorilla field study site dedicated to conservation, protection and study of gorillas and their habitats in Africa. Zoo Atlanta has been a significant partner of the Fossey Fund for more than 20 years and provides headquarters space, information technology support and financial support for the organization. #OnlyZooATL