With bushfires already decimating our koala population over the weekend, tomorrow looms as a potentially catastrophic day for our wildlife. But here’s what you can do to help avoid an animal tragedy...
Extreme temperatures and high winds mean they’re currently standing, hopping or just hanging in the path of a potential disaster.
Here’s your checklist:
In extreme heat, wildlife (like koalas) will be thirsty. A Sydney University study found that water stations (like water fountains and troughs) are a lifesaver as leaves alone won’t keep koalas hydrated. These water stops are even more crucial in areas recovering from fire and benefit huge numbers of animals.