Kimberly Vinette Herrin (Veterinary Officer Taronga Zoo) and Carolyn Donovan (certified emergency critical care veterinary nurse from the Peninsula Vet Emergency & Referral Hospital) treat an anaesthetised female koala (Phascolarctos cinereus) for burns at the mobile wildlife triage centre at at Bairnsdale (which was set up to treat animals as a result of the bushfires that have been ravaging Australian late 2019 /early 2020). If left untreated Injuries like this mean they cannot climb a tree so will starve and as they can't eat, they often don't get any fluids and so dehydrate - which also means the wounds won't heal. Bairnsdale, Victoria, Australia. January 2020. Editorial use only.