[PW] Fwd: Wombats are the heroes of the Australian fires, sheltering animals in their burrows

Anton Sherwood bronto at pobox.com
Fri Jan 17 08:40:00 PST 2020


On 2020-1-16 11:46, Gillian Wiseman wrote:
> I did read that the "shepherding" bit in some stories is false, but
> that the wombats are known to allow/ignore other animals in their
> burrows during times of stress or danger. Fun!

Reminds me, I once saw a documentary on beavers in which an infrared 
camera was placed (by a swimming robot maybe??) in a beaver lodge, and 
saw smaller mammals (sadly I've forgotten what) living there too, 
seemingly ignored by the beavers.

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