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Before And After Photos Reveal The Damage Caused By Bushfires On Kangaroo Island

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Before And After Photos Reveal The Damage Caused By Bushfires On Kangaroo Island

Half of the koala population has been lost!

Recently released images have shown the aftermath of the raging bushfires on Kangaroo Island. With an inferno ripping through the small island off the coast of South Australia, the lives of at least half of the koala population have been lost.

Incredible before and after photos of the winding road through the Flinders Chase National Park has also revealed how brutal the continuous spreading fires were.

The road once filled with lush greenery is presently left completely charred with blackened branches remaining. The clear difference between the before and after images have, however, been heartbreaking for many individuals across the world.

Incredible before and after photos of the winding road through the Flinders Chase National Park has revealed how brutal the continuous spreading fires is

A rescued koala injured in a bushfire in Kangaroo Island recovers at the Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park 

An inferno ripped through the small island off the coast of South Australia

And the lives of half of the koala population have been lost

Reacting, a user wrote: ‘How fucking devastating.’

Another added: ‘I am so sad for my country and for our beautiful wildlife.’

‘I can’t comprehend everything that has happened yet.’ a third wrote.

With a convoy of army vehicles up to 100 reservists arriving on the island to help the community, work is ongoing to restore power supplies.

SA Power Networks revealed clients might be without services for a long period of time while damage to equipment is determined. The power network also said a portion of the affected area has been inspected and crews have identified about 12km of lines brought down.

The road once filled with lush greenery is presently left completely charred with blackened branches remaining

The Great Southern Ocean Lodge on Kangaroo Island was destroyed by a bushfire

Now, the resort looks unrecognizable

The small island off the coast of South Australia state is home to over 4,500 people

Accordingly, some mobile and landline services in the parts of the Kangaroo islands are down, with Telstra also revealing it’s putting in every effort to restore connections. However, a large number of farms, buildings, homes, tourism, and service infrastructure are destroyed.

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