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The Australian bushfires destroyed over 28,000 acres of land and the natural habitats of some of the country’s most beloved wildlife.

As a result, animals like koalas and kangaroos face food shortages, contaminated water, and a lack of family. Wildlife caretakers are stepping in to help.

Images from an animal carer couple’s home in New South Wales show them feeding and bonding with six kangaroos. 

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The devastating bushfires in New South Wales, Australia, have finally all been contained, officials announced Thursday.

The fires, which began in September after a three-year drought, destroyed the natural habitats of some of the country’s most beloved wildlife, including koalas and kangaroos. Authorities in New South Wales and Queensland, areas where the blazes

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