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Ash peeked out of her mother's pouch for the first time this month.

An Australian wildlife park welcomes its first baby koala after the devastating bushfires

The Australian Reptile Park named the newborn Ash to signify hope for the country's koala populations.
Kangaroo Island is off the coast of Adelaide.

Australia’s Kangaroo Island is looking for volunteers to feed animals injured in bushfires

Nearly half of Kangaroo Island was burned by the bushfires this month alone. The RSPCA has posted an application form.
An injured koala rests in a washing basket at the Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park in Australia, January 8, 2020.

Devastating images of burned koalas and wallabies are emerging from Australia as 1 billion animals are feared dead

Despite rescue efforts, tens of thousands of koalas are feared dead on one island alone. Ecologists worry fires could wipe out endangered species.
Wildlife Information, Rescue and Education Services (WIRES) volunteer and carer Tracy Dodd holds a kangaroo with burnt feet pads after being rescued from bushfires in Australia's Blue Mountains area, December 30, 2019.

Heartbreaking photos show animals impacted by Australia’s bushfires

As the bushfires in Australia continue to rage, they are taking a toll on animals as well as humans.
Australian wildfires have destroyed up to 30% of koalas' native habitat.

Photos of a koala hospital in Australia show just how devastating recent bushfires have been for the iconic marsupial

Bushfires have decimated Australia's koalas. One hospital in New South Wales is doing all it can to save them.
Anna Heuseler giving a koala water.

Australia’s heat wave is so bad a dehydrated koala flagged down a cyclist for water

Cyclist Anna Heuseler filmed a koala drinking her water just outside Adelaide in southern Australia while the country faces an extreme heat wave.
A still from the video showing Toni Doherty taking the koala to safety wrapped in her t-shirt.

Video shows a heroic Australian woman brave raging flames to save a badly wounded, crying koala from a bushfire

The koala, named Ellenborough Lewis, was taken to the Port Macquarie Koala Hospital for rehabilitation. The hospital confirmed his death on Tuesday.
An injured koala receives treatment after its rescue from a bushfire at the Port Macquarie Koala Hospital on November 19, 2019 in Port Macquarie, Australia.

An Australian koala hospital raised more than $1 million to help rescue native animals injured in the devastating wildfires roaring across the country...

Many were inspired to donate to the GoFundMe campaign after a video of a woman rescuing a crying koala from a bushfire went viral on social media.

Hundreds of koalas are feared dead after a massive wildfire broke out in an Australian nature reserve

Experts at the Australian Koala Foundation have said that they believe no more than 80,000 koalas are left on the continent.
Koala not pictured.

An Australian dog saved a baby koala’s life by snuggling with it — and now they’re best friends

A golden retriever in Australia likely saved a baby koala's life by letting it snuggle with her overnight, and the photos are truly a sight to see. Thankfully, both koala and dog became best friends, and both are now safe.