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The Wisdom of Wombats by Tim Harcourt

Written by Tim Harcourt* We reached ‘Peak Wombat’ in the devastating summer bushfires of 2019-20. A news report said that Wombats had been somehow herding up the animals and leading them to their burrows to shelter as the fires raged through the Australian bush. Wombats were deemed the new heroes of the tragedy along with…
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Blog post: Tackling gaps in knowledge to conserve the Northern Hairy nosed Wombat

18 September 2018 [caption id="attachment_2760" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Director Suzy Nethercott-Watson delivering keynote address at the Wombat Conference 2018[/caption] As the saying goes, “knowledge is power”. Well, we need all we can get if we are to bring back the Northern Hairy Nosed Wombat from the brink of extinction. That’s why The Wombat Foundation is funding the…
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