Hunting with Fire: Co-evolution in Australia

Hunting with Fire: Co-evolution in Australia

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“Australia’s Aboriginal Martu people hunt kangaroos and set small grass fires to catch lizards, as they have for at least 2,000 years. A University of Utah researcher found such human-made disruption boosts kangaroo populations — showing how co-evolution helped marsupials and made Aborigines into unintentional conservationists.” – Science News Daily, August 4, 2014, Kangaroos win when aborigines hunt with fire: Co-evolution benefits Australia’s martu people and wildlife, University of Utah

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