WILDLIFE IN PERIL
A MOTHER dolphin’s valiant and exhausting struggle to save her calf was a tragic and heartbreaking story ( Gazette, January 13).
Undoubtedly, our abuse and pollution of the river and environment will prove to be the cause.
Perhaps if anything positive can emerge out of this dolphin and her struggle is that it may be we are made more aware of the needs of all species on Earth other than ourselves. Her attempt was so brave. We should consider the environment and take care not to litter and pollute.
We should grow trees and plants, choosing those that Carnaby’s cockatoos and other wildlife feed on, such as grevillia, banksias, gum trees and so forth.
Many hardworking, not-forprofit and wonderful organisations work tirelessly without Government funding to save our environment and wildlife from the destruc-