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Australia: Aerial footage reveals feral horse crisis

Aerial footage reveals feral horse crisis in burnt-out Kosciuszko national park – video

New aerial footage from Kosciuszko national park reveals horrific fire damage to the landscape. There are also fears that the huge number of feral horses that remain are pushing bushfire-affected threatened species closer to extinction. 'The horses are destroying the refuges of the endangered plants and animals in the mountains', says Prof Jamie Pittock from the Australian National University. 'It's a crisis because the fire has burnt a lot of the habitats and we need to protect what remains'

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