# 1

The last Tasmania Tiger died in the Hobart Zoo on September 7th 1936 this date is now commemorated by National Threatened Species Day.

# 2

54 Australian mammals, birds, frogs and other animals have become extinct since European settlement.

# 3

35% of all modern global mammal extinction have been Australian mammal species (30 out of 84 worldwide extinctions)

# 4

The first recorded extinction as a direct result of human caused climate change is the Australian Bramble Cay Melomys.

# 5

The Australian Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act currently lists 54 Australian animal species as critically endangered. All species on this list are at a very high risk of becoming extinct in the near future, sadly some species on the list in all likelihood are already extinct.

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