Kangaroo Island koala numbers estimated to be down to 8500 from 48,000 before bushfires

Stan Gorton
By Stan Gorton
Updated December 14 2020 - 1:16am, first published 12:52am
INCINERATED WILDLIFE: An incinerated koala on the floor of a blue gum plantation off Turkey Lane near Parndana, Kangaroo Island in early January. Photo Stan Gorton

A count of koalas on parts of Kangaroo Island using drones and infrared cameras has provided valuable information regarding the status of the post fire population.

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Stan Gorton

Stan Gorton

Journalist

Walkley-nominated journalist based at The Islander on Kangaroo Island with an interest in the local community and the environment.