Posted by: Sandy Steinman | January 8, 2020

How many animals died in Australia fires? 1 billion, experts estimate

Vox reports

The number of kangaroos, koalas, and others killed keeps skyrocketing.

Here’s where the eye-popping estimate comes from.As fires continue to rip through Australia, some devastating numbers are emerging: At least 24 people killed. More than 15.6 million acres torched. Over 1,400 homes destroyed. And, according to one biodiversity expert’s count, an estimated 1 billion animals killed.

Read more at  How many animals died in Australia fires? 1 billion, experts estimate. – Vox


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