Endangered animals


This koala mum and her joey were among the lucky ones rescued from the bush fires in Australia. (Photo: Darren/Jimboomba Police, via Facebook) A large area of the 1,700-square mile Kangaroo Island — lying southwest of Adelaide, off the mainland of South Australia — is protected as nature reserves that boasted a number of extremely rare and localised fauna and flora in Australia. But this was before bush fires consumed an estimated 600 square miles, or one third, of the island, according to NASA. According to official figures, the fires…