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  • Tasmanian devil breeding season is upon us! Tasmanian devils become sexually mature at two years, generally mating between March and April. Once mated, the male devil refuses to let the female eat for the remainder of the mating period, which can last up to two weeks! So, it is important that our devils remain incredibly healthy prior to mating season....

  • In April, Aussie Ark celebrated the arrival of two Long-nosed potoroo joeys, just in time for Easter! The Long-nosed potoroo is the smallest and most ancient member of the kangaroo family  and represent, a living fossil, having remained relatively unchanged for around 10 million years. Once widespread along the East coast of Australia, and like many other smaller native mammals, its population has declined and fragmented since the introduction of foxes and cats, making it difficult for breeding, resulting in local extinctions....

  • Earlier this year Aussie Ark welcomed its founding two Brush-tailed rock wallabies to their state of the art, purpose-built facilities. The animals have settled in well to their new home in the Barrington Tops and were recently joined by a third female Brush-tailed rock-wallaby....

  • Aussie Ark released 17 Eastern quolls back to the wild at Booderee National park in May. The Eastern quoll is what is known as a ‘critical weight range’ species, lying in the 35g-5.5kg range of mammal weights, which are particularly susceptible to fox predation...

  • Snow has blanketed Aussie Ark creating a winter wonderland at the conservation organisation in the Barrington Tops, NSW. Aussie Ark is home to more than 250 endangered animals, including Tasmanian Devils, Eastern quolls, Parma Wallabies and Long-nosed potoroos....