Rescuers trying to lead horses and cattle to safety
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Animals stranded in Australia floods

Thousands of homes and businesses are likely to be underwater in Brisbane as rising floodwaters reach their peak early Thursday.

The floods are the worst for decades and have left at least 12 people dead and dozens missing.

In Ipswich, near Brisbane, rescuers have been trying to help animals which have got into difficulty as well as humans.

  • 12 Jan 2011
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