Alumnus boosts research to save our little Aussie gliders

10 Apr 2017

mahogany gliderResearch aimed at better understanding and ensuring the survival of Australia’s endangered mahogany gliders has been bolstered by a generous donation from the late Phil Tow, a UQ Science alumnus.

The $10,000 donation will fund studies to improve our understanding of the needs of, and care for, this iconic Australian species thereby improving their survival and captive breeding programs.

Manager of UQ’s Native Wildlife Teaching and Research Facility, Trish O’Hara, said the donation would positively impact the University’s work towards ensuring the survival of the endangered mahogany glider.

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