Iconic SA Bird Now Listed As Threatened

April 21, 2023 4:25 am in by

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One of SA’s favourite arid-lands birds, the pink cockatoo, has been added to threatened species list.

The iconic cocky was added to the list last month and has prompted calls from the Australian Conservation Foundation for an urgent reform of national environmental protection laws.

The updated threatened species list this month added snakes, frogs and lizards.

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Since colonisation, around 100 of Australia’s unique flora and fauna species have reportedly become extinct.

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