Australia’s bandicoot brought back from brink of extinction, officials say

The small furry rabbit-sized marsupial native to Australia, the Eastern Barred Bandicoot that once roamed grassy plains have been brought back from the brink of extinction, officials say. Numbers of the marsupial plummeted because of non-native foxes, habitat destruction and feral cats. Now, after 30 years of conservation efforts, the number has jumped from just […]