Australia’s Rare And Beautiful Animal Species

It would be an understatement to say that recent fires in Australia have wreaked havoc and devastation on the region. Many people have been evacuated from their homes and, currently, over 20 people have perished in the blaze. But this natural disaster have taken the biggest toll on the country’s wildlife; over 480 million animals have been killed so far. Fortunately, firefighters, citizens, and foreign volunteers are coming together to fight the fires. Here is a look at some of the amazing local animal species that they are trying to protect.


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Part of the marsupial family, kangaroos are Australia’s unofficial national animal, and are endemic to the region.