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wppAn endangered animal thrives in a novel ecosystem

By Brandon Keim – Anthropocene Magazine – May 2, 2018
In the outskirts of Melbourne, Australia are habitats unlike any found in that continent’s history: narrow strips of vegetation along roads, railways and drainage canals, containing a mix of native and exotic plants. Embedded in a larger landscape dominated by farming and human development, those fragments of roadside wildness are often ignored or dismissed by nature-loving people. They’re thought to have minimal ecological value — yet for endangered southern brown bandicoots, they provide very good homes indeed.  Read full article here.

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