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Thermal drone survey reveals wildlife treasure trove in the escarpment

December 7, 2023 9:19 am in by
Image: Symbio Wildlife Park

Efforts by Symbio Wildlife Park and South32, have uncovered what’s been called a ‘treasure trove’ of escarpment wildlife secrets, especially around Mount Kembla.

The research project, using ‘thermal drone technology’, has revealed a thriving ecosystem with over 1,150 detections recorded.

The ‘extensive data’ includes over 30 koalas, 88 Southern Greater Gliders and Sugar Gliders, swamp wallabies, wombats, and numerous other animals.

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