Can quolls survive cane toad threat?

Deakin researcher Hannah Pusey seeks the answer.

The Northern quoll as featured on ABC TV.
The Northern quoll as featured on ABC TV.

ABC Local Radio  is reporting Deakin PhD student Hannah Pusey saying research on how cane toads affect a threatened marsupial found in Far North Queensland may help save the animal from extinction.

The northern quoll, a small nocturnal mammal found in parts of Cape York as well as the Northern Territory and Western Australia has dropped in numbers since the introduction of the cane toad in 1935.

Listen to the full interview here.

Page custodian: Deakin Research
Last updated: