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BILBY WATCH­ING, YOOKAMURRA WILDLIFE SANC­TU­ARY

Australian Geographic - - Wild Australia -

With Na­tional Bilby Day on 9 Septem­ber, there’s no bet­ter time to ex­plore a re­serve with a sig­nif­i­cant pop­u­la­tion of these enig­matic lit­tle mar­su­pi­als, such as Yookamurra Wildlife Sanc­tu­ary, South Aus­tralia, an Aus­tralian Wildlife Con­ser­vancy (AWC) prop­erty. AWC re­serves pro­tect about 15 per cent of the en­tire wild bilby pop­u­la­tion, es­ti­mated to num­ber fewer than 10,000 an­i­mals.

More info: Email yookamurra@aus­tralian­wildlife.org to find out about up­com­ing open days, or visit aus­tralian­wildlife.org/sanc­tu­ar­ies/yookamurra-sanc­tu­ary

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