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Banded hare-wallaby (Lagostrophus fasciatus)

Australian National Parks and Wildlife Service.

Banded hare-wallaby (Lagostrophus fasciatus)

by Australian National Parks and Wildlife Service.

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Published by Australian Government Publishing Service in Canberra .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wallabies.,
  • Macropodidae.,
  • Rare animals -- Australia.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAustralian National Parks and Wildlife Service.
    SeriesAustralian endangered species -- no. 3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[2] p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18968880M

    A frog smaller than a 10¢ coin, the humpback whale and the Shark Bay mouse are among the WA animals that have been saved from extinction. More than a dozen WA animals, including the western swamp tortoise, the western ground parrot and banded hare-wallaby are among almost 50 species reintroduced to former habitats across Australia.   The list goes on: mala, bridled nail-tail wallaby, parma wallaby, woylie, banded hare-wallaby, long-footed potoroo, Proserpine rock-wallaby – all of these and more could slip to extinction right under our noses. The culprits are the usual suspects: cats, foxes, land-use change – and our collective apathy and ignorance.

    The banded hare-wallaby, which once had a population stretching from the Victorian and South Australian border to the West Australian coast, was last seen in the wild on the Australian mainland in The Australian Wildlife Conservancy (AWC) has translocated 60 banded hare-wallabies to the 7,hectare Mt Gibson Wildlife Sanctuary. Banded hare-wallaby is within the scope of WikiProject Australia, which aims to improve Wikipedia's coverage of Australia and Australia-related topics. If you would like to participate, visit the project page. Start This article has been rated as Start-Class on the project's quality scale. Low.

    This is a drawing of Banded-hare wallabies from John Gould Mammals of Australia, Banded-hare wallaby returns to Australian mainland for first time in a century The banded-hare wallaby is making a historic return to the Australian mainland after completely disappearing more than century ago due to predation by foxes and feral cats.


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Banded hare-wallaby (Lagostrophus fasciatus) by Australian National Parks and Wildlife Service. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Péron described the banded hare-wallaby in The grey fur of this wallaby’s back and rump is striped with dark bands while the underbelly is greyish-white.

Banded hare-wallabies eat mainly shrubs, and to a lesser extent grasses. During the day they shelter and form runs under dense shrubs in spinifex grasslands and sand Size: KB. Banded Hare-Wallaby. in R Strahan, ed.

The Australian Museum complete book of Australian mammals: the National Photographic Index of Australian Wildlife. The Banded Hare-wallaby is extinct on the mainland but secure populations are found on offshore islands in Western Australia. The latter are being used to re-introduce the species into former habitat is south-western WA (Image: © Jiri Lochman/ Lochman Transparencies).

profiles Banded Hare-wallaby. page. 2 islands and moisture from this source, along with water in the food appears to meet the animals’ needs.

Breeding. A peak of births occurs in the latter half of summer, but females that are unsuccessful in January or Banded hare-wallaby book may give birth later in the first half of the year.

The Banded Hare Wallaby By Jacqui Byrne, Claire Nicholson and Beatrice Wilson Measures that have been taken to stabilize the Banded Hare Wallaby's numbers in the wild Return to Project Protected habitats Breeding programs Return to project Predators Success.

Predation. The Banded Hare-wallaby is so vulnerable to cats and foxes that it survives only in feral predator-free areas. The survival and recovery of Banded hare-wallaby book Hare-wallaby - and several other threatened mammals - depends entirely on the establishment of large feral cat and fox-free areas such as at Mt Gibson (which is the largest cat-free area on mainland WA).

The banded hare-wallaby is the more abundant species on both islands with a population of about 3, on Bernier and 3, on Dorre Island. This species depends on the shelter afforded by low-spreading shrubs of Heterodendrum oleifolium, Acacia coriacea, A.

Cited by: Banded Hare-wallaby Brown Pademelon, Thylogale brunii) was a plate in de Bruin's book of travels in Kangaroos were not recognised as members of a distinct group until Shaw coined the generic name Macropus in Surprisingly, captive kangaroosFile Size: 1MB.

only ever seeing specimens in books, and even harder to convey the emotion involved in actually holding one of these animals in your hands, feeling its heart beat against your chest, and then The Banded Hare-wallaby A living treasure A Banded Hare-wallaby is set free Tim Flannery releasing a Banded.

Established inthe IUCN Red List of Threatened Species has evolved to become the world’s most comprehensive information source on the global conservation status of animal, fungi and plant species. He stalks the giant Procoptodon goliah that bounded across ice-age Australia, and cradles in his hands the darling little banded hare wallaby, a threatened species that he tries to reintroduce to.

The Linked Data Service provides access to commonly found standards and vocabularies promulgated by the Library of Congress. This includes data values and the controlled vocabularies that house them.

Datasets available include LCSH, BIBFRAME, LC Name Authorities, LC Classification, MARC codes, PREMIS vocabularies, ISO language codes, and more. The banded hare-wallaby (Lagostrophus fasciatus) is thought to be the last remaining member of the once-numerous subfamily Sthenurinae, and although once common across southern Australia, is now restricted to two islands off the Western Australian coast which are free of introduced predators.

The Banded Hare-Wallaby is not extinct. It is currently endangered (as of ). It is found only on three islands off the northwest coast of Western Australia. The biggest threat to the banded. The "banded hare-wallaby" or "munning" is a marsupial that is currently found on the Islands of Bernier and Dorre off western Australia.

A small population has. The banded hare-wallaby (Lagostrophus fasciatus), extinct on the mainland and found only on Bernier and Dorre Islands in Shark Bay, provides an interesting case study on the evolution of. Genus Lagostrophus banded hare wallaby. Species Lagostrophus fasciatus banded hare-wallaby.

Lagostrophus fasciatus: information (1) Lagostrophus fasciatus: pictures (1) To cite this page: Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. Parr, T. Jones, G. Hammond, and T. Dewey. While ADW staff and contributors provide references to books and. Study species: The banded hare-wallaby (or merrnine) Lagostrophus fasciatus, is restricted to Bernier and Dorre Islands in Shark Bay, Western Australia, where they number aro individuals.

It is currently classified as vulnerable by the IUCN. Amazing Banded Hare-wallabies. Banded Hare-wallabies are the only remaining members of a lineage called short-faced kangaroos. This group had about 12 species, some of which were huge megafauna – up to kg in weight and three metres tall.

Another subfamily is known from fossils and from one remaining living species (banded hare wallaby) New appraisal of taxonomy (Prideaux & Warburton ): The traditional family of tiny potoroos (Potoroidae) should be part of the family of kangaroos and wallabies (Macropodidae)Author: Kate Jirik.

Like the Sydney Opera House or Uluru, the kangaroo is a unique symbol of Australia. This is the remarkable story of our most famous marsupial, from its ancient origins and prehistoric significance to current-day management and ial specialists Stephen Jackson and Karl Vernes examine our sustained fascination with kangaroos-spann years-that allows these engaging.Wildscreen's Arkive project was launched in and grew to become the world's biggest encyclopaedia of life on Earth.

With the help of over 7, of the world’s best wildlife filmmakers and photographers, conservationists and scientists, featured multi-media fact-files for more t endangered : Mammalia. He stalks the giant Procoptodon goliah, a potbellied pounder with a strangely humanlike skull that bounded across ice-age Australia, and cradles in .