Eastern Quolls have a tough time on first release back on mainland



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Biological Sciences – Ecosystems; Lifecycles; Living Things

Additional: Careers, Technology, Engineering

Concepts (South Australia):

Biological Sciences – Interdependence and Ecosystems

Years: 7

Word Count:342 & Video length:2:05m

A recent conservation experiment to reintroduce quolls back onto the mainland in Australia has had limited success, mainly due to the human impact on the ecosystem. This article discusses why the release wasn’t as successful as planned, and gives a platform to explore the human impact on ecosystems from the Year 7 Biological Sciences curriculum. Comes complete with adorable video footage of the quoll, explaining the background to the issue

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