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Australia Bushfires: These heartbreaking videos depict how bad things are in the region

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 7 January 2020, 12:44 IST

There is chaos in Australia from the past four months and the skies in the country have turned red because of the wildfires in the country. The bushfires have burned nearly 5 million hectares of land, including over 480 million birds, animals, and reptiles, Ecologists from the University of Sydney said.

Australia witnesses the hottest and driest season this year with the temperature reaching almost 50 degrees Celsius last month. In addition to the casualties, fires have destroyed more than 1,300 homes as well as millions of acres of bushland.

The bushfires have also affected the wildlife of Australia. As per reports, over 8,000 koalas, which is approximately 30 percent of the total population in NSW’s mid-North Coast region.

The bushfires are also having an extreme effect on the wildlife of Australia. According to reports over 8,000 koalas, which is approximately 30 percent of the total population in NSW's mid-North Coast region have been lost to fire.

Several distressing videos and pictures have surfaced the Internet which has depicted the catastrophe in the country and also how wildlife has been affected because of the wildfires in Australia.

Have a look at heartbreaking visuals of Australia wildfires:

 

A spine-chilling photo of a burnt baby kangaroo stuck to a barbed-wire fence in Adelaide Hills has surfaced online which made us depressed. The photo was shared by Brad Fleet, a photographer at The Advertiser.

 

Check out the current status of Australia through this map:

 

The reason behind this devastating bushfire is humans which have contributed a lot to global warming.

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First published: 7 January 2020, 12:43 IST
 
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