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Neil Ross
Neil Ross a year ago

Did someone say drop bear? I've had a bit of a dig around re: protection status of this species in NT and WA, but seem to have drawn a blank. Plenty of info regarding conservation status, but actual protection status in unknown. However, it appears that it is illegal to remove this species from crown land or without permission from traditional landowners.

Chicquita a year ago

Mark Ridgway! Glad to see you again. I was so careful taking this pic, locals told me that the rule of 'just look and don't touch' applies :)

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway a year ago

Isn't it wonderful to see these in the wild. Beautiful pic.
(drop bear btw lol)

Chicquita a year ago

Thank you, Neil Ross, I like your drop koala pic :). This plant is protected in NSW and SA, do you know if it's the same in NT and WA? Couldn't find info. Thanks for the mission suggestion, you are so very helpful...

Neil Ross
Neil Ross a year ago

Fantastic spotting, Chicquita, and such a beautiful photo This is definitely on my list of "must see" Australian flora. Speaking of missions, here's a local one that this would be perfect for....

Chicquita a year ago

Hi MichaelS, thank you ... it's good to be back :) I'm overwhelmed with the number of missions, used to be only 20

MichaelS a year ago

Hi Chicquita, welcome back to Project Noah!

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Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia

Spotted on Oct 5, 2020
Submitted on Mar 22, 2021

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