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Gliders

Arboreal mammals that inhabit Sportsman Creek Conservation Area

 

 

This nocturnal Squirrel Glider inhabits the Bloodwood and Ironbark forest on the refuge. These gliders inhabit areas which provide abundant insects, sap of wattles and gums, nectar , pollen and seeds. Photograph taken in winter with Glider feeding in winter flowering Coastal Banksia. They are listed as  Threatened species and fauna of Conservation concern due to land clearing and fragmentation of forest habitat.  They can glide over 50 metres between trees.

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