Rural Fire Service volunteer firefighters watching as the New South Wales “megafire” approaches the outskirts of the town of Tumbarumba in New South Wales. Photo: Handout via AFP Rural Fire Service volunteer firefighters watching as the New South Wales “megafire” approaches the outskirts of the town of Tumbarumba in New South Wales. Photo: Handout via AFP
Rural Fire Service volunteer firefighters watching as the New South Wales “megafire” approaches the outskirts of the town of Tumbarumba in New South Wales. Photo: Handout via AFP

Australia bush fires threaten to wipe out small animal species

  • The habitats of certain species have been devastated by the recent fires
  • More than 11.2 million hectares, an area equivalent to half of Britain, has been destroyed and 29 people killed since the fire began

Topic |   Australia
Rural Fire Service volunteer firefighters watching as the New South Wales “megafire” approaches the outskirts of the town of Tumbarumba in New South Wales. Photo: Handout via AFP Rural Fire Service volunteer firefighters watching as the New South Wales “megafire” approaches the outskirts of the town of Tumbarumba in New South Wales. Photo: Handout via AFP
Rural Fire Service volunteer firefighters watching as the New South Wales “megafire” approaches the outskirts of the town of Tumbarumba in New South Wales. Photo: Handout via AFP
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