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Quokka escapes Rottnest Island on garbage barge, sparking fears for survival

authorities fear an escaped quokka will not survive
Authorities fear an escaped quokka will not survive an encounter with a car or large predator. Photograph: Taronga Zoo

Search under way after marsupial startles recycling centre worker who thought it was a large rat

January 12, 2017 — Authorities in Western Australia are searching for a quokka that apparently escaped Rottnest Island in a rubbish bin and reemerged on the mainland, startling a recycling centre Continue reading Quokka escapes Rottnest Island on garbage barge, sparking fears for survival