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Native critters bounce back after Black Summer bushfires

Tim the Yowie Man
By Tim the Yowie Man
June 3 2022 - 2:30pm
Dr Andrew Claridge sets up a wildlife camera in the field to capture images like this one (inset) of a long-nosed potoroo with a juvenile at foot. Picture: Ben Abernethy NPWS, Dr Andrew Claridge

Such was the extent and intensity of the Black Summer bush fires, which cut a wide swathe of destruction through the south-east forests of NSW, that in their immediate aftermath there was concern that some of our treasured native critters might struggle to rebound.

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Tim the Yowie Man

Tim the Yowie Man is a Canberra Times columnist, and an intrepid adventurer, mystery investigator, and cryptonaturalist.