Australia has been absolutely devestated by a series of fires which in September 2019 and continue to burn today. While Australia actually has a yearly Bushfire Season this is the worst to date. Take a look at the exerpt below for a better idea just how serious this is:
As fires continue to rip through Australia, some devastating numbers are emerging:
At least 24 people killed.
More than 15.6 million acres torched.
Over 1,400 homes destroyed.
And, according to one biodiversity expert’s count, an estimated 1 billion animals killed.
Source - https://www.vox.com/future-perfect/2020/1/6/21051897/australia-fires-billion-animals-dead-estimate
Insider has a timeline on When and How The Australian Bushfires Started
In an effort to help the Australian Wildlife Creative Crafthouse will be donating $5.00 for every Animals of Australia Puzzle purchased to WIRES - WIRES have been serving wildlife and the community for over 30 years and we are Australia’s largest wildlife rescue organisation. WIRES is dedicated to the protection and preservation of native animals. We provide wildlife information and education to the community nationally and we’re licenced to rescue and care for wildlife in NSW.