WATCH: Australian leaders warned to act now to save koalas

2019-02-15 21:08

The President of WWF International has warned Australian leaders that the nation's iconic marsupial, the koala, is at risk of extinction due to high rates of deforestation. 

"It is getting extremely threatened and it is listed as vulnerable and we don't know what will happen, unless policies change, unless governments introduce new rules and regulations and support for farmers who want to preserve forest plots on their property," WWF international president Pavan Sukhdev said.

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