Native animal responses to bushfires

Posted on: Sun 12 Jan 2020

Have you ever wondered how our native wildlife manage to stay alive when an inferno is ripping through their homes, and afterwards, when there is little to eat and nowhere to hide?

The answer is adaptation and ingenuity. To elaborate on these survival strategies, Barometer’s Des Lawrence spoke to Dale Nimmo, Associate Professor in Ecology at the Institute of Land, Water and Society, Charles Sturt University.

Animal response to a bushfire is astounding. These are the tricks they use to survive.

Produced by Des Lawrence

Wiki image: Thomas Schoch



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