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According to local authorities, the ongoing bushfires are the worst seen this season.
Extreme heat and strong winds contributed to the quick spread of bushfire, leading to mass evacuations, according to NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian.
Separate bushfires raging in the neighboring state of Victoria have reportedly destroyed 18 properties, killed livestock and burned more than 98,000 acres.
At the same time, the value of the Australian dollar surged to a 25-year high against the U.S. dollar, and drought and bushfires decimated vineyards and wineries in Victoria.
The echidna, or spiny anteater, is a marvel of defensive self-preservation, from its impenetrable spikes to its amazing ability to breathe through bushfires.
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