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The northern hairy-nosed wombat used to cover large parts of the country, but now researchers estimate only 115 of these creatures live in the wild, reduced to a small area.
Dr. Rebecca Spindler, Manager of Taronga’s Conservation and Research Centre, told ZooBorns, "If we can perfect and apply what we learned from our breeding program here to northern hairy-nosed wombats, the ramifications for this critically endangered species could be immense.”
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