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Quenda; nature's gardeners

Kristancic, A., Baudains, C.ORCID: 0000-0001-8340-864X, Valentine, L., Hardy, G.E.St.J. and Fleming, P.A.ORCID: 0000-0002-0626-3851 (2017) Quenda; nature's gardeners. 2017 Research Findings: Bulletin 5.12 Ecology, People & Environment .

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Like many of Australia’s digging mammals, the southern-brown bandicoot (known locally in the southwest of WA as the quenda) is considered an ecosystem engineer — their digging activities alter their physical surroundings, changing resource availability for other plants and animals. The ‘ecosystem services’ provided by quenda are likely to be crucial to maintaining a healthy ecosystem.

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Murdoch Affiliation(s): School of Veterinary and Life Sciences
Publisher: School of Veterinary & Life Sciences, Murdoch University
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