Since the fires began in September over 480 million animals have died. And new discoveries keep surprising Australians and the world.
- Entire species of animals and plants have disappeared with the Australia fires and koalas have been the most affected.
- Science for Wildlife executive director Dr Kellie Leigh said wild life carers don't have specific protocols for these cases "it's just showing how unprepared we are" he said.
- The fires have also affected other industries as you will see in this video: