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'Numbat, Perth Zoo, Western Australia', by Martin Pot, 1 December 2007. Creative Commons license and GNU Free Documentation License.

The world’s biggest cat-proof fence has just been finished in central Australia, part of the first step in a project that is set to eventually reintroduce threatened native species to an area of 94 square kilometers.

Named the Newhaven Wildlife Sanctuary, in a region which has the worst extinction rate in the world, this encircled site is where the Australian Wildlife Conservancy is creating a safe space within the cat-proof fence for endangered marsupials.

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