Category: Wildlife

Wildlife

AIDS-like virus new threat to koala

A virus that may weaken the immune system of koalas, similar to HIV in humans, is a new “wild card” among threats facing the species and nearly all koalas in Queensland could already be infected.

Wildlife

Tasmanian devils: Devil coast

In the desperate race to stop a new cancer from wiping out Tasmanian devils, an expedition financed by an Australian Geographic Society fundraiser has found cause for hope on a remote, windswept coast.