The wildfires in Australia are swallowing everything up, threatening to devastated the treasure trove, which is the home of thousands of varieties of wildlife. According to officials, nearly 500 million mammals and almost a third of Koalas in Australia’s north coast have already met their end.
The devastating bushfires could easily change the ecological balance between plants and animals. So, many citizens come forward to help. Some of them are volunteering to douse the fire, others are donating to animal hospitals, and charities are working non stop to help mitigate any environmental problems.
The Irwin Family
One of those helpers from the Irwin family is Bindi Irwin, Steve Irvin’s daughter. Her father is known all over the world as the Crocodile Hunter. Steve also wanted humans to be part of the actions for curing the environment and bringing ecological balance between humans and animals. Unfortunately, he died while filming a documentary in 2006.
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With so many devastating fires within Australia, my heart breaks for the people and wildlife who have lost so much. I wanted to let you know that we are SAFE. There are no fires near us @AustraliaZoo or our conservation properties. Our Wildlife Hospital is busier than ever though, having officially treated over 90,000 patients. My parents dedicated our Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital to my beautiful grandmother. We will continue to honour her by being Wildlife Warriors and saving as many lives as we can. 💙🙏🏼
Now, Bindi Irwin is taking up her father’s role, and she has already proven herself as a wildlife enthusiast during the bushfires crisis. Currently, she is collaborating with the Australian zoo, which is quite busy right now because 90,000 patients need medical treatment. Bindi treats the animals, and she is trying to put herself into assistance as much as possible.
Ollie was patient number 90,000 at the Wildfire Hospital, as Robert Irwin (Bindi’s brother) said on Instagram.
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This is patient number 90,000 that the Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital has treated. ‘Ollie’ the orphaned platypus is receiving round the clock care until he can be released back to the wild. Over the last 16 years, the hospital has provided 24/7 wildlife rehabilitation and an incredible animal rescue service. We’re so proud of this world-class facility! Thank you for your support – with pressures from drought to bushfires, wildlife need our help now more than ever.
Bindi’s mother, Terri Irwin, runs the Australian Zoo Wildlife Hospital. Around 8000, animals were treated last month, but now because of the situation, the number of injured animals that need treatment is rising more and more.
Thanks to everyone who’s asked how we’re doing in this severe bushfire season. The Sunshine Coast is not currently experiencing any fires. Our 497 staff are SAFE. @AustraliaZoo is SAFE. Our conservation properties are SAFE. We are treating more animals at our Wildlife Hospital. pic.twitter.com/RrcqBQ9UyO
— Terri Irwin (@TerriIrwin) January 2, 2020
Bindi’s actions are a great inspiration for young people in Australia and around the world. Her post is faithful as the one with the video showing how kangaroos desperately try to find an escape from the devastating fires. The Irwin family rocks!
Mitchell Lyons recorded this horrible moment. According to Ecologists, there will be a massive loss of wildlife because a large number of endemic species are at risks, such as koalas, wombats, possums, and kangaroos. The wildfires will tip the ecological balance between plants and animals forever. Fires have already swallowed 30 percent of the koala’s colony.
We hope the bushfires will stop soon, and this horror will come to its end.