Wombats populations are under threat from a parasitic disease caused by mites.
Sarcoptic mange is estimated to affect up to 90 percent of wild wombat populations across Australia.
But now there’s a new treatment to cure the condition called Bravecto.
The Wire’s contributor from TuneFM Ben Lewis asked Programs Manager for Wires Kriste Newton, how sarcoptic mange affects wombats.
Produced By: Ben Lewis
Featured In Story: Kriste Newton – Programs Manager for Wires
First aired on The Wire, Tuesday 14 November 2023