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10 Jan 2020

Scientists horrified by wildlife deaths in Australia fires

The wildfires in Australia are an ecological disaster which show no signs of easing, with strong winds fanning the flames.

And the scale of destruction is not just measured in square miles and human lives lost, but in the loss of wildlife, with horrified scientists talking of hundreds of millions of animals dying and of multiple extinctions.

A warning: this report contains distressing images.