You may call this little Australian female bilby Jane — as in, after the legendary Dr. Jane Goodall.
The cute marsupial was named at a ceremony organised by RSPCA Queensland, and Save The Bilby Fund co-founder, Frank Manthey on Sunday.
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Little Jane joins the orchid Dendrobium goodallianum, and the Jane Goodall Environmental Sciences Academy in honouring the famed conservationist.
“Dr. Jane Goodall is a living legend and one of the greatest conservationists of all time,” Manthey said. “She’s been an idol of mine for so many years, and to finally get to meet her is, well, words won’t describe it.” Read more…
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