The Most Heartbreaking Photos of the Devastating Australian Wildfires
Bushfires destroy properties in the township of Hillville on the Mid North Coast of NSW, Nov. 12, 2019.
The sun is seen through bushfire haze next to the Sydney Opera House in Sydney, Australia, on Dec. 19, 2019.
A female koala, named Anwen, recovers from burns at The Port Macquarie Koala Hospital on Nov. 29, 2019, in Port Macquarie, Australia.
A home blazes in a bushfire on Hassall Road in New South Wales, Buxton, Australia on Dec. 19, 2019.
Smoke from a bushfire approaches the Old Hume Highway near the town of Tahmoor, New South Wales, Australia, on Dec. 19, 2019.
Photo provided by State Government of Victoria shows wildfires in East Gippsland, Victoria state, Australia on Dec. 30.
A burnt carcass of a Kangaroo is seen on Dec. 31, 2019, in Sarsfield, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia.
In a photo taken on New Year's Eve, a horse tries to move away from nearby bushfires at a residential property near the town of Nowra in the Australian state of New South Wales.
Taken on Jan. 1, 2020, the burnt body of a juvenile kangaroo which became trapped on a fence trying to escape the bush fires in the Adelaide Hills, South Australia.
ABC photographer Matt Roberts reacts to seeing his sister's house destroyed by a bushfire in Quaama, New South Wales, Australia, on Jan. 1.
Massive smoke rises from wildfires burning in East Gippsland, Victoria, on Jan. 2.
Poignant graffiti is seen on a bridge on Jan. 3 in Bairnsdale, Australia.
This isn't a filter: the sky turned blood-red in Mallacoota, Victoria, Australia, as a change in the wind sparked fire activity in the area on Jan. 4.
A playground stands, plastic melted by the blaze, after a bushfire on Kangaroo Island, South Australia.
The Australia Flag flies under red skies from the fires on Jan. 4.
Destruction from the Currowan fire on Tallowa Dam Rd. in Kangaroo Valley on Jan. 5.
A koala named Tinny Arse sits in the water tanker of Damian Campbell-Davys, the man who rescued her from a bushfire zone, on Jan. 5.
Dead stock is seen on Kangaroo Island, Australia, on Jan. 6.
A kangaroo is seen in bushland surrounded by smokey haze in Canberra, Australia on Jan. 5.
Adelaide wildlife rescuer Simon Adamczyk holds a koala he rescued at a burning forest near Cape Borda on Kangaroo Island, Australia on Jan. 7.
Vet nurse Georgia Brown comforts a koala named Robert as he receives treatment at Adelaide Koala Rescue on Jan. 8 in Adelaide, Australia.
Bush fires continue to blaze throughout the country.
Firefighters manage a controlled burn near Tomerong, Australia, in an effort to contain a larger fire nearby on Jan. 8.
A firefighter manages a controlled burn near Tomerong, Australia on Jan. 8, 2020.
The remains of a burnt-out train carriage which used to be a cafe in Cobargo, New South Wales, Australia, on Jan. 16.
Firefighter Trevor Stewart surveys a fire on Jan. 11 in Tumburumba, Australia.
A red-neck wallaby shelters near burnt-out bushland near Cobargo, New South Wales, Australia on Jan. 16.
A horse grazes in front of a burnt-out property affected by the fires on the outskirts of Cobargo, New South Wales, Australia.
Gary Henderson lies next to a young, injured kangaroo on Jan. 16. Henderson and his partner, Sara Tilling, are nursing the animal back to health in Cobargo, Australia. The pair used to run the Cobargo Wildlife Sanctuary from their home, which was lost in a bushfire along with all their animals, and have only been able to rescue one kangaroo.
A kangaroo joey who is under the care of Wytaliba, Australia residents and wildlife carers Julie Willis and Gary Wilson. The couple is currently looking after 50-60 kangaroos.