Wildlife facing fire, heat, smoke and drought as Bolivian forests blaze

Reuters CHARAGUA, BOLIVIA Aug 28, 2019, 12.35 PM (IST)

What was recently a verdant area of trees and wildlife has become a desolate, barren landscape where life teeters on the brink after wildfires raged through this area of southeastern Bolivia. Ash has replaced leaves and dead animals scatter the charred earth in this area of the Andean country near its border with Paraguay.