A strange animal. The Mahogany Glider was twice thought to be extinct. It was first discovered by a bushman at Mt. Echu (pronounced Echo) in 1948 and was proclaimed extinct in 1960. It was discovered again by a farmer in 1969 who thought it was a squirrel. The farmer shot it and had it mounted with a nut in its hand. It was thought to be the last one after a conclusive search brought up nothing, but it was found once more in Orange (Australia) in 1989. In now is a protected species and has a breeding program.