Dingoes are often reviled by farmers, but their interbreeding with domestic dogs could send them to extinction.
New populations of the critically endangered mountain pygmy possum have scientists excited.
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.
Is this beloved national icon a threatened species, or a plague? It all depends where you look.