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Intense fires threaten conservation-significant Trapdoor Spider

Monday 3rd December / presented by Jane Hebiton

A new Curtin University study has found Trapdoor Spiders do not survive intense bush fires but have high survival rates low-intensity fires which has shown to have important implications for conservation management practices.

Lead author Dr Leanda Mason from Curtin University's School of Molecular and Life Sciences studies speaks to RTRFM's Jane Hebiton about surveys conducted before and after prescribed burns in two Perth bushland patches.

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