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Rare white koala born at Australia Zoo seeks perfect name from Facebook fans
A rare white koala joey has been born at a Queensland zoo, and the search is now on for the right name. Australia Zoo, north of Brisbane on the Sunshine Coast, welcomed its first white koala joey this breeding season.The female is not albino — its extremely pale colouration is caused by a recessive gene and thought to be inherited from mother Tia, which has had other pale coloured joeys in the past.Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital director Dr Rosie Booth said it was more unusual to see a koala with fur this light — and with eyes and skin remaining the usual brown black — than it was to see a koala with albinism."In veterinary science it's often referred to as the 'silvering gene', where animals are born with white or very pale fur and, just like baby teeth, they eventually shed their baby fur and the regular adult colouration comes through," Dr Rosie said.Dr Booth said koalas were known to vary in colour depending on their environment, with southern koalas being much darker and larger than those found in Queensland and New South Wales.Australia Zoo and Tourism Australia have put the call out on their Facebook page for names, ABC News reported. 
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Armenia sends its crews to help Georgia fight wildfire
Armenia will also engage in firefighting efforts in Borjomi Gorge. As Georgia’s Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili reported, crews from Armenia are already on their way to Georgia. ‘We have already got very significant assistance from Azerbaijan. At the end of the day a large firefighter plane will arrive from Turkey – Turkish PM has made such a decision… Armenia has also decided to help Georgia, having sent its crews that are currently on their way,’ Kvirikashvili said. 
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President thanks everybody for being involved in fighting against fire at Daba village
President of Georgia Giorgi Margvelashvili has thanked all those involved in extinguishing the fire near Daba village of Borjomi Gorge. He especially thanked the firefighters and rescuers, heroically fighting in these days. He has also thanked Azerbaijan and Turkey for providing assistance. ‘I would also like to thank our public, volunteers but I would also like to call on them not to act independently but offer their help to the staff working to extinguish the fire… Thank you all for being so organized at a social level,’ Margvelashvili has remarked. Fire erupted at the forest near the Daba village on August 20. Yesterday it was localized but severe wind led eruption of new fire-hit locations. 
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Fifty-eight injured in Rostov-on-Don fire
Nearly 60 people have sought medical attention after the fire in Russia’s southern city of Rostov-on-Don, nine of them have been taken to hospitals, Head of the regional emergencies department Sergey Panov told a meeting of the emergency response center."According to the latest data confirmed by the Ministry of Health, 58 people have been injured, 9 have been taken to hospitals," he said.On Monday, a massive fire broke out in Rostov-on-Don’s historical center. Private houses on an area of 10,000 square meters were affected by blazes. At 18:53 Moscow Time it was announced that the fire had been localized. The fire destroyed about 120 buildings, of these nearly 100 were residential facilities.A state of emergency has been declared in the Rostov-on-Don region. Earlier reports said that, according to various sources, from 36 to 45 people had sought medical attention, some of them were taken to hospitals, including three police officers and a Russian Emergencies Ministry rescuer.About 600 people have been evacuated from the nearby houses. A criminal case has been opened under the section of the Russian Criminal Code titled "Deliberate destruction or damage to someone else’s property," which provides for up to five years in jail. 
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Fire at Lisi Lake is localized
Fire at Lisi Lake is localized. According to Emergency Management Agency, fire destroyed 1500 square meters of space. Four fire-rescue crews and 25 firefighters were working on the spot.Emergency Management Agency said that grass and coniferous plant were in fire. 
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Fire at Tsagveri area
Forest fire blaze in Tsagveri area According to the First Channel correspondent, representatives of fire service have already arrived.The amount of inflicted damage and its amount are not determined yet
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Public Celebration in Bakhmaro
Public Celebration is being marked in Bakhmaro mountain resort of western Guria region. A church service was held before that regarding Transfiguration. Villagers of the region exhibited hand-made items and a race will be held. Representatives of local authorities, politicians and tourists are attending the public celebration. 
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Tsalenjikha-Chkhorotsku locals to have new road
Locals of Tsalenjikha-Chkhorotsku Municipality of western Samegrelo region will have a new road. The Georgian Municipal Development Fund will complete rehabilitation of the 10-kolometer-long section of the road in October. Drainage channels will be arranged and the new asphalt cover will be put across the road. Zurab Alavidze, Regional Development Minister and Regional Governor Levan Shonia became introduced with ongoing reconstruction works. The works are being carried out with financial support of European Investment Bank. The project value is about 3 million GEL. 
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One part of owners of shops at burnt Isani market allowed to their booths
One part of owners of the booths at the section of car spare parts of Isani market has been admitted to their trading places. Patrol Police brigades are present at site. Some traders held a meeting with representatives of the administration. Traders were told during the meeting that the decision about issuance of compensations would be made after calculation of the inflicted damage and expertise results. The flames at Isani Market expanded across 1200 square meters of space. About 100 firefighters worked at the disaster scene. The fire is extinguished. Fifteen trade booths are burnt. The amount of inflicted damage and its amount are not determined yet. 
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