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Australia Bottle shop bandit turns out to be endangered northern quoll

10:01  03 june  2020
10:01  03 june  2020 Source:   9news.com.au

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 © Victoria RAZO "Pandemic" and "Quarantine" in the zoo "Africo Bio-zoo", in the State of Veracruz, in Mexico, the 23 May 2020 "Pandemic" for the female and "Quarantine" for the male: two pumas were recently born in a zoo in eastern Mexico, a hope for this endangered species in the country. The two spotted fur cats were born on March 20, five days after the birth of a tigreau, called Covid, in this zoo in the city of Cordoba, in the state of Veracruz (east).

The squirrel-sized marsupial turns out to have a fondness for the poisonous flesh of invasive cane toads As a result, the northern quoll is now considered to be nationally endangered . They have pinpointed an isolated group of quolls that have evolved an aversion to cane toads and, instead of

After 13 generations isolated from predators, the endangered northern quoll lost its fear of them. UNAFRAID Conservationists isolated a population of northern quolls , such as these pictured, on a predator-free island to attempt to build back their numbers.

Northern quoll. © AAP Northern quoll. An unlikely intruder who was setting off security alarms at a pub in Far North Queensland has turned out to be a rare northern quoll.

Staff at the Bungalow Hotel in Cairns had been receiving phone calls from their security firm, warning of a potential break in at their liquor store.

Hotel director Stewart Gibson said he went down to the pub after midnight to see what was going on and thought the alarm system was faulty.

"To my amazement (there was) nothing ... lights were off, no fans moving, I couldn't pinpoint it. It happened again Friday night, Saturday night and Sunday night," he said.

After combing through CCTV, he realised the culprit was in fact a sneaky northern quoll.

The endangered animal was caught on camera, creeping between shelves of stock.

"It was just having a sniff around ... to see if there was any leftover gravy and chips," he said.

Mr Gibson said he was surprised to see the quoll so close to the city.

"I think he's living in the ceiling at the moment. Hopefully soon we can get him down, humanely, remove him and put him back out to his own habitat," he said.

NSW man stung attempting to import methamphetamine oil by post .
The package of cosmetics bottles contained a clear liquid which was later identified as 1.6kg of methylamphetamine oil. Following an investigation, members of Strike Force Bocci swooped on a 41-year-old man at Point Frederick about 9.30am yesterday morning. © NSW Police Force More bottles of liquid seized as part of the search warrant. In the early morning raid officers located and seized mobile phones, laptops and more bottles of unidentified liquid.The man was taken to Woy Woy Police Station and charged with attempting to import and supply a commercial quantity of drugs.

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