Threatened Species

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Under the Endangered Species Act, a species may be listed as either threatened or endangered depending on their risk for extinction… The ESA defines a threatened species as “any species which is likely to become an endangered species within the foreseeable future throughout all or a significant portion of its …

National Bilby Day

Artwork: Biodiversity Heritage Library Sunday, September 13, 2020 is National Bilby Day in Australia. Hashtag: #NationalBilbyDay BackgroundNational Bilby Day was officially launched in 2005 and the celebrations are held on the second Sunday of September. Bilbies, or rabbit-bandicoots, are desert-dwelling marsupial omnivores; they are members of the order Peramelemorphia. At the time of European colonisation …