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On this day in 1936, the last Tasmanian tiger passed away in Hobart Zoo. For this reason, today is National Threatened Species Day. The Wire spoke to some environmental crusaders about why our native wildlife is under threat.

 

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Friday, September 7 2012
Produced By Emilie Gramenz
Featured in storyAl Mucci, President of the Zoo & Aquarium Association, QueenslandLouise Saunders, President of Bat Conservation and Rescue QueenslandDr Rodrigo Hamede, University of TasmaniaShane Flanagan, Supervisor, Port Macquarie Koala Hospital
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