Australia is witnessing one of the worst forest fires in its history and this is having a great impact on the country's wildlife. Amid this, heartwarming images of locals and firefighters helping Koalas in this time of crisis have surfaced on the Internet over the past few days.
OMFG. This photo.— Alex Steffen (@AlexSteffen) December 23, 2019
A local firefighter and a koala watch their forest burn in a climate disaster. pic.twitter.com/8mH6sMQbww
After the image of a Koala and a firefighter watching their forest burn together went viral, now a video showing a firefighter feeding water to a struggling Koala is doing the rounds on social media.
This will melt your heart. As you know Australia is facing one of the biggest bush fires now. Here a kind firefighter providing water to a Koala while its home is burning. This species has just lost many parts of its habitat. Disaster to wildlife looks like this. Credit in video. pic.twitter.com/YIPwzahQCr— Parveen Kaswan, IFS (@ParveenKaswan) December 24, 2019
This heartwarming moment was captured by the rescue teams amid the horrific fires in Southern Australia. The firefighter can be seen pouring water into a Koala’s mouth as the animal gladly chugs it.
The video has reinforced Twitter's faith in humanity.
God bless.— Sampa Chakrabarty Lahiri (@SampaLahiri) December 24, 2019
This is what for a human is created, to help other creatures when they are helpless. Kudos to those Humen.— simi sharma (@simisharma19951) December 24, 2019
Home burnt but humanity alive— Urmila चौधरी (@GwalaUrmila) December 24, 2019
Oh God! This is so tragic. Animals are paying the price of man's greed.— Anna (@Anna55324496) December 24, 2019
This is just one example among several others in Australia where humans have jumped in to save wild animals as forest fires continue to cause havoc in the country.