Massive food drop helps Kangaroo Valley rock-wallabies to survive after fires

Kate McIlwain
By Kate McIlwain
Updated January 13 2020 - 3:29am, first published January 12 2020 - 11:30pm
A wallaby feasts on some carrots. Picture: NSW Government Inset: The new lion cub at Mogo Wildlife Park. Picture: Chad Staples

In the black burnt out bush surrounding Kangaroo Valley, bright orange carrots and sweet potatoes now dot the landscape.

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Kate McIlwain

Kate McIlwain

Journalist

For the past 11 years, I've helped the Illawarra Mercury set the news agenda across the region. In that time I've covered breaking news, education, politics, urban affairs, council, environment, data journalism and development news. More recently, I became the paper's health reporter - covering the stories of Illawarra workers and residents two years into a global pandemic and at a time where our health systems are stretched to the limit.

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