Rescue quolls begin to breed at wildlife park

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Animal conservationists in Western Australia are watching with growing excitement a new quoll recovery project – and a mum with multiple babies.

Robin Sinclair, a field ecologist with the Australian Wildlife Conservancy has been working to rescue quolls from extinction for 8 years.

Now he’s been involved in a program to deliver 11 quolls from the other side of the country – one of which has already begun to breed.

To find out more about this wildlife rescue package listen to the latest Cosmos Country podcast.

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