Above: Sam the Koala gets a drink and downs three bottles of water. Photo by Russel Vickery.
Untold numbers of Australian animals have been impacted by the fires ravaging parts of Australia. Amidst the horror stories, the animal survivors, such as Sam the Koala, touch the hearts of people around the globe.
There are a variety of animal groups who need help and you can view a comprehensive list if you would like to help the animals affected by the bushfires.
You can also donate to Wildlife Victoria’s efforts to provide food for the wildlife that survived but who are living in the fire damage area without food sources.
The RSPCA Victoria is also in need of help for dealing with the domestic animal survivors.
Animal Aid is also seeking additional resources.
Please download the Animal Disaster Preparedness Guide, if you have not done so already, and use the knowledge to prepare for unexpected disasters for the animals.