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Plausible. While I can find no field biologist statement backing up this claim, I do believe it's plausible based on published observations of wombat behavior. Here's what we know: Wombats are large animals Wombat burrows are enormous, spacious, and well-established: they can be observed from space, have many branching tunnels and may survive for upwards ...


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TL;DR: It's an estimate (by Prof. Chris Dickman) of how many mammals, birds, and reptiles were affected by bushfires. There's multiple reasons to believe it underestimates the affected population, but there is some debate as to how many of the affected animals would end up killed as a result. University of Sydney Prof. Chris Dickman used 2007 animal ...


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