chap. i — Who We Are

Protecting the world’s unique endangered animals

We’re on an important mission to protect Evolutionarily Distinct and Globally Endangered (EDGE) species. Often overlooked, we’re raising awareness for these weird and wonderful creatures and supporting action to secure their future.

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New Zealand

Critically Endangered

The Kakapo’s feathers are much softer than many other birds’ due to it being completely flightless 
chap. ii — Featured EDGE Species

Meet the EDGE animals


Myrmecobius fasciatus

Western Australia


Less than 1,000 left


Myrmecobius fasciatus

This tiny marsupial’s closest relative is the extinct Tasmanian Tiger. Now, the numbat is slowly disappearing too: the introduction of new predators has wiped it out in 99% of its habitat.

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