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www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/10/tragedy-koalas-burned-death-australia-bushfire...

'National tragedy': Koalas burned to death in Australia bushfire. Fires believed to have been sparked by lightning lay waste to more than 2,000 hectares in northern New South Wales.

www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2019/dec/27/australias-environment-minister...

Australia’s environment minister has said up to 30% of koalas on the New South Wales mid-north coast may have been killed in the country’s ongoing bushfire crisis. Nationally, more than 5m ...

nypost.com/2020/03/24/koalas-finally-returning-to-wild-after-australian-bushfires

Hundreds of koalas killed by bulldozers, starved to death in Australia Koalas are re-entering the wild. Months after Australian brushfires ravaged the continent’s koala populations , the ...

www.cbsnews.com/news/koala-habitat-hundreds-of-koalas-feared-dead-in-massive...

Typically, many koalas have been able to survive bushfires by climbing to the tops of trees and curling into a ball. But if a fire is not contained, it can wipe out entire colonies.

www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/01/05/thousands-koalas-burn-death-australia...

A t least 25,000 koalas are believed to have died in a horrific wildfire in South Australia that may have devastating consequences for the survival of the species. The fire on Kangaroo Island ...

www.cnn.com/2019/10/30/australia/koala-fires-australia-intl-scli/index.html

Australia's koalas are in serious decline, experts say, with as few as 43,000 left in the wild. (CNN) More than 350 koalas are feared to have been killed by bushfires in Australia's New South ...

www.forbes.com/sites/trevornace/2019/11/23/koalas-functionally-extinct-after...

As Australia experiences record-breaking drought and bushfires, koala populations have dwindled along with their habitat, leaving one group claiming the species is “functionally extinct," though ...

koalainfo.com/koalas-and-australian-bushfire

Historically; the bushfires of 1939, 1950s, and 1970s have significantly contributed towards the demise of the koala population across Australia. Recently; the bushfires of 2009, 2013 and 2015 have devasted the existence of koalas throughout Australia. Currently; in 2019, a lot of bushfires have reportedly caused many casualties to koalas.

www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2019/11/14/australia-fires-killing-koalas...

Unprecedented bushfires raging in eastern Australia have killed at least four people and devastated wildlife in the region, killing hundreds of koalas and burning through their colonies so badly ...

time.com/5738777/koalas-australia-bushfires

The Australia Koala Foundation believes that there are 18,000 koalas in New South Wales alone. Deforestation in Australia has meant that the koalas were already under threat before the bushfires.