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How Australia's animals are dying by the millions

Animals across Australia have been killed by ongoing bushfires that are burning across the country. Some estimates say that the number of dead may be as many as half a billion. Sam Mitchell owns a wildlife park on Kangaroo Island on Australia's south coast, and tells BBC OS of the devastation inflicted on the wildlife there.

(Photo: A koala with burns from the severe bushfires, Port Macquarie, NSW, November 2019. Credit: Getty Images)

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