Race to save animals on Australia’s fire-ravaged ‘Galapagos’

France 24 | Jan 16, 2020 at 5:20 AM
  • On an island famed as Australia’s “Galapagos” for its unique and abundant wildlife, rescuers are racing to save rare animals in a bushfire-ravaged landscape.
  • On Kangaroo Island — home to unique koalas, the critically endangered mouse-like dunnart and many threatened plants — concerns are particularly acute.
  • Rescued koalas are being taken to a makeshift sanctuary at Kangaroo Island’s Wildlife Park.