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January 4, 2020 at 1:21 pm | Posted in Australia | 3 Comments

Re-blogged so those in other countries will know a little more of the situation.

Climate Action Australia

Vets now have a job of euthanising as hundreds of thousands of animals suffer from the bushfires, with entire species also under threat.

Millions of animals are dead and hundreds of thousands more will perish over coming days as a result of killer bushfires terrorising southeast Australia.

Native wildlife and agricultural livestock are among the fatalities, with already-endangered species at greater risk of extinction.

The extent of the carnage may never be known.

“The fires will have killed millions of animals … mammals, birds, reptiles,” Wildlife Victoria boss Megan Davidson said.

A number of Steve Shipton’s cows lay dead after being killed in his paddock during a bushfire in Coolagolite, NSW. Picture: Sean Davey/AAP

And the threat is not over, with wildlife rescue groups likely to be helpless in many instances.

“It is largely a job of euthanasing at this stage, both livestock and wildlife,” Dr Davidson said.

“They are…

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  1. This is so heartbreaking, Linda. We’ve been watching the news half a world away, and it makes me want to cry. My heart goes out to Australia. ❤

  2. I clicked “like” on your blog post, but I actually don’t like that your country is experiencing this terrible event. Prayers to you, the firefighters (Some from the USA) and the families affected.

  3. The news and pictures are heartbreaking. Thoughts and prayers are with Australia.

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