Australia's vulnerable species hit hard by fires
The grim toll on many helpless wild creatures from that countries epic infernos is slowly coming to light. Story here.
Below are some of the species at risk, possibly trapped in the flames.
|The beautiful Regent Honeyeater, already in diminishing numbers,|
living in an area threatened by the flames. Photo by Derek Keats, South Africa.
|The pouched frog (Assa darlingtoni), a small, |
terrestrial frog found in rainforests in mountain
areas of south-eastern Queensland & northern
New South Wales. Photo credit - Wikipedia.
The endangered Blue Mountains Water Skink.
Taken a month after a bushfire. Photo by Sarshag7