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Australia: The world's rarest marsupial was saved by the intervention of Prince Philip

Australia: The world’s rarest marsupial was saved by the intervention of Prince Philip

Have you ever heard of Gilbert’s Potter? From its scientific name Pottorus Gilberti, Which is a small Red Plantain Night time, 35 cm per 1 kg. Scientists do not know much about its lifestyle, but believe that it feeds mainly on fungi and can eat fruits and seeds. It is, after all, the most endangered marsupial in Australia and one of the world’s rarest mammals in danger of extinction. Its stable population is estimated at 100 persons.

If its population is very small, the number of 100 individuals this little marsupial is good news. It was first described in 1838 by the English researcher and nature enthusiast John Gilbert. By 1870, however, Gilbert’s Portoro seemed to have completely disappeared, especially since it had been hunted by indigenous peoples, and introducedInvasive creature.

Only then did two people in the southwest of the country survive outside a small public view on the bay. It was not discovered until 1994, and 60 years ago it owed its survival to the intervention of Prince Philip … who wanted to save another race! Lord Edinburgh wanted to protect the endangered Australian loudspeaker.

During a visit to Perth in 1962, Prince Philip actually campaigned heavily against the destruction of nature around the two-person bay to build houses there. “If this had happened there would have been cats, dogs and fire, and the area would not have been protected.”, Thus declared Times Friend of biologist Tony.

Finally, in 1967 Two People’s Bay was declared a natural reserve, and member intervention Royal family of England Not one, but two species survived. Experts are now optimistic about the chances of rare marsupial long-term survival.

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