49 species added to threatened and endangered lists - EPBC Act

49 new species of flora and fauna have been added to the federal government’s list of threatened species, including nine that are critically endangered.

 

Among the species to be added to the list under the EPBCAct were the brush-tailed bettong (endangered), the three-toed snake-tooth skink (vulnerable), the Condamine Earless Dragon (upgraded from Vulnerable to Endangered), the swift parrot (upgraded from endangered to critically endangered), the Yellow-footed Rock-wallaby (Vulnerable) and several types of orchid, waders, and albatross species.

Read the full list here

http://www.environment.gov.au/cgi-tmp/publiclistchanges.07d6572fbf57a483a33e.html

 

 

Photo: Condamine Earless Dragon (Tympanocryptis condaminensis)

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