Meanwhile in Australia, the situation is so disastrous…
That even a magpie mimicks the sound of emergency sirens.
As shown in my latest post about the raging bushfires in Australia, the crisis is unprecedented, with states of emergency across the country as well as skies turning blood red. But this video is one of the coolest thing ever:
Yes, this Australian magpie in Newcastle, NSW had learned to sing the calls of fire-engines and ambulances.
Australian Magpie are best imitators
But magpies become infamously aggressive and territorial during “swooping season”, during which they swoop down low and fast over people in order to warn them off and protect their nests.
Fires in Australia decimate wildlife
The fires have been disastrous for wildlife, with experts estimating that nearly half a billion animals may have been killed since september 2019. Their emblem is kangaroo joey that got caught in a barbed-wire fence and burned to death as it attempted to flee the blaze.
Despair. Just pure despair. Baby kangaroo (Joey) burned alive trapped on wire & burnt to death. Half a billion dead animals so far. #AustraliaBushfires #ClimateEmegency #AustraliaOnFire pic.twitter.com/Y5FisvUqEf— Vasiliky Kasidis (@Vas_Kasidis) January 3, 2020
Well some kangaroos seem to have enough power to have a small boxing intermezzo:
Australia: Where you get to watch two Roo’s in a boxing match on the back patio with your morning cup of joe. pic.twitter.com/JvybaB38Vv— Michael Crews (@MichaelCrews6) December 28, 2019