After months of intense havoc, the bushfire crisis that ravaged Australia has finally come to an end. The country lost an estimated one billion animals (some of which are endangered species). 18.6 million hectares of land (an area roughly the size of Cambodia) went up in flames. Thousands of buildings destroyed, and at least 34 people were killed. Mercifully, torrential rains arrived in early February, helping fire fighters all over the country subdue the blaze.
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