Koala-like greater glider listed as endangered, sparks calls for greater commonwealth protection

Karen Barlow
By Karen Barlow
Updated July 5 2022 - 11:32am, first published 5:00am
Environment Minister Tanya Plibersek with a greater glider at the ANU in Canberra. Picture: AAP Image

After losing more than a third of their habitat in the 2019-2020 Black Summer bushfires, the fluffy, flying koala-like greater glider has become the latest native Australian animal to join the official endangered list and has sparked calls for greater commonwealth protection.

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Karen Barlow

Karen Barlow

Chief Political Correspondent

Karen Barlow is ACM's Chief Political Correspondent. Working in the federal press gallery, she investigates and writes about federal politics and government. She has an interest in integrity, leadership and social equity. She has covered two Olympics and been to Antarctica twice. Contact her on karen.barlow@canberratimes.com.au

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