skip to Main Content

Armadillos and tapirs among wildlife caught in Bolivia’s fires – video

A small armadillo rescued from a fire burning in Bolivia is nearly blind. It tries to scurry and roll away, before it is scooped up for treatment by a local vet, Jerjes Suarez, who is out helping affected wildlife. What was until recently a verdant area of trees and wildlife in southern Bolivia has now become a charred landscape where life teeters on the brink. ‘We are rescuing animals every day from this disaster … We’ve seen that many animals are dying close to the road looking for a space where the fire won’t get them, but in general the smoke and the heat are killing them,’ says Suarez
Subscribe to Guardian News on YouTube ►

Drone footage reveals devastation from Amazon fires – video ►…

Support the Guardian ►…

Today in Focus podcast ►…

The Guardian YouTube network:

The Guardian ►
Owen Jones talks ►
Guardian Football ►
Guardian Sport ►
Guardian Culture ►

Post Series: Amazon Rainforest
Back To Top