Endangered species

The False Water Rat, Australia Lace-Lid and Mahogany Glider The False Water Rat, Australia Lace-Lid and Mahogany Glider are all under threat of extinction

Queensland has many different kinds of native plants and animals. Each of these plants and animals is known as a species.

Some of our species have been lost forever. They have become extinct. Others are threatened. These are in danger of becoming extinct if they cannot be managed successfully.

Things to see and do

  • Learn about the threats to native species
  • Explore the habitats of some native species
  • Discover why some species are threatened

Learning Resources

Investigate the ways living things interact within a habitat and the effects of human activity on ecosystems by visiting the Endangered Species exhibition and using the Endangered Species (297 KB) pdf document icon teacher notes and student worksheets. Suitable for years 4 – 7.

Please note, this exhibition closes 10 July 2011.

Event Details

Dates
17 May 2010 - 10 July 2011
Location
Level 3, Queensland Museum South Bank
Cost
Free

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