Help us conserve the eastern barred bandicoot

By Australian Geographic 23 February 2022
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A couple of decades ago, many believed the eastern barred bandicoot had been completely wiped out on mainland Australia.

The discovery of a small population in western Victoria drastically changed the trajectory of the species. From that wild population, many hundreds have been bred in captivity and released into predator-free ecosystems, including Odonata’s keystone sanctuary, Mount Rothwell.

Thanks to the work of Odonata and their volunteers and partners, the bandicoot’s status was changed in 2021 in Victoria from extinct in the wild to endangered. Your donation will help efforts to breed and strengthen populations so more animals can be released into predator-free zones, and so that one day they can thrive beyond the fence once more.

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