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Kylee Gray, a ranger with the Queensland Department of Environment and Science, holds a giant cane toad on Jan. 12 near Airlie Beach, Australia. The toad weighed 5.95 pounds. Queensland Department of Environment and Science via AP hide caption

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Lake Mckenzie sits in the middle of K'gari, formerly known as Fraser Island, in Australia. The Aboriginal people in the region, the Butchulla, had been advocating for the name change for years. ullstein bild via Getty Images hide caption

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Ferocious wildfires were burning at emergency-level intensity across Australia's New South Wales, most populous state, on Tuesday as authorities warned most populations in their paths that there was no longer time to flee. Dan Peled/AP hide caption

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