Save the bilby

Thursday, April 1, 2010
Getty Images
Getty Images

New evidence confirms that one of our most precious creatures, the bilby, is under increasing threat.

Recent surveys of the Great Sandy Desert in WA produced only a few sightings, a fact put down to the threat of feral animals, severe cyclones and possibly disease. That is why supporting the protection and expansion of the bilby populations now is important.

For a creature that once inhabited our vast land in the millions, this is a perilous position to be in. Join Frank Manthey, the Bilby Man, and swimming legend Dawn Fraser in the rescue effort by donating at www.savethebilbyfund.com

Your say: What do you think of these findings? Share your thoughts below...

comments powered by Disqus
Features
Pictures

Julia Roberts talks about sister's death.

Julia Roberts talks about sister's death In a recent magazine interview, the Oscar winner opens up about the drama surrounding the shocking... More >

Chelsea Clinton expecting first child.

Chelsea Clinton Chelsea Clinton and her husband Marc Mezvinsky have announced they are expecting their first child. More >

House & Garden Quick Quote

Weekly newsletter

Recipes in your inbox We send you the latest recipes from the Weekly plus all the week's best bits to your inbox.
Sign up now >