Throughout October, AWC ecologists conducted a series of translocations of three nationally threatened mammal species from islands in Shark Bay, Western Australia.Read more...
Feral cats and fox control at Faure Island
In the feral-free environment at Faure Island, AWC has successfully reintroduced four national threatened animals including the Boodie (Burrowing Bettong).
There are no feral cats or foxes on Faure Island.
Feral cats and foxes are widespread across the adjacent mainland and are a major threat to wildlife populations. This highlights the importance of Faure Island and other feral free islands in Shark Bay as secure habitat for highly threatened mammals.