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ABC 7.30 | Rufous-hare wallaby brought back from brink of extinction

18 Jul. 2019
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An ambitious conservation project is bringing native animals back from the brink of extinction. It is in the form of the world’s biggest cat-proof fence being built 300km outside Alice Springs. The fence will protect animals like the rufous hare-wallaby, which will become the first on a list of critically endangered species to be reintroduced to the central desert.

By Stephanie Zillman for ABC 7.30


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