According to recent statistics from the University of Sydney, more than 500 million wildlife species have died in severe wildfires in Australia. Many of them are koala koala – the symbol of the country’s long-standing tourism. The remaining number is also in a very miserable situation when the living environment is destroyed, the food is in short supply, the water source is exhausted because of hot weather.
Right now, all people in Australia are doing everything they can to support the fire force, and at the same time be ready to help animals in distress in this tragedy. In the midst of a severe crisis, the Internet was warmed by the extremely meaningful actions of two cousins Micha (19 years old) and Caleb (18 years old): Driving around the burning areas. on Kangaroo Island and rescuing all koalas in distress. They only returned when the car was full of these hairy victims.
The two Australian cousins drove around the burning area to rescue the koalas in distress.
Not only that, the two teenagers also plan to take care of all the bears they rescue, at least until they fully recover, and find a new habitat. Micah and Caleb also shared a heartbreaking fact that about 60% of the koalas they encountered on their rescue journey were so badly burned that they could not survive.
In a video shared on YouTube, the two men said: “This vehicle is our koala bear rescue vehicle. We will try to save as much as possible”. Sam Mitchell, co-founder of the wildlife park on Kangaroo Island, also said that many people have sent injured wild animals to his team for the past few days, 50 of which are koalas. koala.
Ben Jameson, a resident of the Gold Coast, near Brisbane, said: “Statistics show that up to 500 million animals have died in the fires, including koala bears, platypuses, crocodiles … Nearly half a billion! I think people won’t be able to imagine how horrible that number is. I also don’t know if the nation’s ecosystem can fully recover from this tragedy“.
The koalas with their fluffy fur, may have been slightly burned, almost motionless in the video above when they were rescued by two brave men, surrounded by fellow men lying in the car because of fatigue.
Not only the adult bears but also the growing koalas become victims of the tragedy in Australia’s wildfire.
This bear, whether in danger or safe, is determined not to leave her child.
The brothers Micah and Caleb are determined to rescue as many koalas as possible.
Not only locals but all other people in the world are also heading to Australia, with a lot of propaganda, environmental protection and fundraising campaigns have been established. Recently, cult actor Chris Hemsworth and his family have donated up to $ 1 million to support the victims of this disaster. Legendary singer Elton John also announced a similar contribution on his Rocket Man tour in Sydney on Tuesday (January 7).
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