A 500mm f/5.6 Lens on Fuji’s Roadmap – Could Medium Format Be for Wildlife?

In the small world of digital medium format cameras, the most popular system right now is definitely the Fuji GFX system, thanks to its high quality and relative affordability. Now, Fuji has just released two new lenses and the GFX 100 II, and announced a third lens. But there’s a mysterious fourth announcement that struck me the most: a GF 500mm f/5.6 on their roadmap for 2024. Could this lens mean that medium format is viable for wildlife photography? Have I gone mad?