California’s fires force evacuation of people and exotic animals
Firefighters battle to keep the blaze under controlDavid McNew/Getty ImagesBy New Scientist staff and Press AssociationCalifornia is burning, again. Flames raced down a steep hillside “like a freight train” leaving smouldering remains of homes and forcing thousands to flee the wildfire churning through the state’s tinder-dry canyons. The fire that...
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