In Australia, the number of kangaroos living there is twice that of humans
Australia's most populous state was declared entirely in drought on Wednesday and struggling farmers were given new authority to shoot kangaroos that compete with livestock for sparse pasture during the most intense dry spell in more than 50 years.
A Turkish televangelist, who introduces himself as the savior of humanity, has stirred public outcry by abusing a kangaroo.
The population of one of the world's rarest species has been boosted with the birth of a northern hairy-nosed wombat joey, Australian wildlife officials said on July 19.
The arrival of the furry marsupial comes as a conservation program to save the animal, which numbers just 250 in the wild, gathers steam.