Help save the platypus

By AG STAFF July 4, 2023
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Our iconic platypus is in decline and at risk of localised extinction in parts of its range.

Land clearing, dams and drought destroy habitat, leaving the amphibious mammals with nowhere to go.

Little is known about which specific waterways the species inhabits, including whether declines or local extinctions have occurred.

By recording where platypuses live, we can understand more about this incredible creature, and help prevent further declines.

The Australian Conservation Foundation’s (ACF) platy-project aims to prioritise the biggest platypus data gaps, and community involvement is key in tackling these.

Your donation will help ACF sustain and grow this critical program and hopefully increase our chance of spotting a healthy platypus in the wild.

Please make a tax deductible donation today. Donate here.

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