The team, led by IFAW Emergency Responder, Tania Duratovic,
arrived on the scene yesterday and has hit the ground running by helping local
wildlife carers with search and rescue operations, providing treatment, food and
Working alongside local group Help for Wildlife, the IFAW
team has already treated a variety of animals ranging from horses, dogs and
goats to koalas, wallabies, a lyrebird and even a dingo.
“Thousands of wild and domestic animals have been killed or
injured by the fires and heat.