The extinction crisis threatening Australian animals

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Photo: Chelsea Mitchell

There are believed to be more than 400 animals currently threatened with extinction in Australia.

Conservationists claim Australia has an environmental crisis on its hands because we have the highest rate of mammal extinctions in the world.

The Federal Government is putting its faith in a recovery fund to try to save threatened species.

Chelsea Mitchell reports.

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