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Helicopters dump carrots all over to help feed wildlife amidst devastating blaze

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As fires rage across Australia consuming precious wildlife, across the country at least 27 people have died from the tumultuous blaze.

But in New South Wales, the government is attempting to aid the surviving animals by dropping thousands of pounds of carrots as well as sweet potatoes from helicopters.

The mission targets rock wallabies, which usually feed off the grasses, shrubs and leaves but these have been set aflame.

And as the species was already classed as endangered prior to the fires, making it a success is vital.

You can continue to follow the journey via Twitter above.

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