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Subject:  Re: West Is Best: Protected Lands Promote Jobs.. Date:  12/6/2012  12:00 AM
Author:  ariechert Number:  46644 of 63146

"There's millions and millions and millions of kangaroos.....and the still have forest fires in Australia....it's a dry continent...!!! only certain parts are wet enough for farming. Most of the country is as dry as a bone." - tele


But Australia had mega Marsupials like mega Kangaroos and giant Wombats and gigantic birds but like 50,000 years ago the Aborigines moved in and they very quickly, like within a thousand years or so, killed off all the megafauna.

And the Interior of Australia used to be much wetter, enough to where the trees made their own weather by cooling the temperatures down enough to where it rained and stayed wet enough for small trees and other brush grew. But the Aborigines hunted game by driving it with fire and it destroyed the ecosystem enough to change the weather.

Art
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