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Springwood fires in Australia burn baby Swamp Wallaby

6:49 AM, Oct 22, 2013   |    comments
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CASTLEREAGH, AUSTRALIA - Meet 'Phoenix', an orphaned baby Swamp Wallaby burned in the Springwood fires on October 22, 2013 in Castlereagh, Australia. 

Bushfires continue to rage in Australia's East, with 120,000 hectares (296,526 acres) burnt since fires started on Thursday. 

There are fears for wildlife likely caught up in the blazes, which are often very fast moving. 

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(Photos by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

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