Sunday, 24 December 2017

Lizards of Oz take toll on turtle eggs


Date:  December 14, 2017
Source:  University of Queensland

Summary:
Goannas have overtaken foxes as the number one predator of the endangered loggerhead turtle at its second largest Queensland nesting beach. A new study has found that since feral red foxes were controlled in the 1980s, there has been an increase in the number goanna raids on loggerhead turtle nests at Wreck Rock beach, south of Agnes Waters.

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