Australia: Bushfires take heavy toll on wildlife, including possums, koalas and gliders

Guardian: There are fears wildlife will suffer "dramatic' losses from the NSW bushfires, with growing numbers of possums, koalas and gliders being found with burns and smoke inhalation. The NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service said that while it was not clear how many animals had been killed due to the ongoing severity of the fires, thousands were likely to be affected. "With such large areas being burned, the impact on wildlife will be dramatic, no doubt about that,' Geoff Ross, wildlife officer......

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