Thursday, December 04, 2008

Bye Bye Possum?

Professor Stephen Williams of James Cook University is concerned that the white lemuroid possum has become extinct due to climate change - as none have been sighted for over three years.

photo courtesy ABC
If this is the case, it would be the first Australian mammal to fall victim to climate change, though already some insects and frogs have gone that way.
[news report]

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