Australia's bushfires have been devastating for people and wildlife alike, and especially so for endangered species like the rock wallaby. Fairfax Media Last week the National Parks and Wildlife Service launched Operation Rock Wallaby in New South Wales to feed animals that lost their habitats to the fires. kelly fuller @kelfuller From @Matt_KeanMP Supplementary food drop rock wallabies, 1000 kg of sweet potato and carrot to 6 different colonies in Capertee and Wolgan valleys; 1000 kg across Yengo National Park; almost 100 kg of food and water in the #KangarooValley #NSWbushfires 03:33 AM - 12 Jan 2020 Reply Retweet Favorite Wallabies typically survive the actual fires, but struggle to find food and water unscathed by the fire in their rocky habitat. Luckily for the wallabies, it literally began raining vegetables. Officials took to the skies and airdropped more than 4,000 pounds of sweet potatoes and carrots to feed the starving colonies. Matt Kean MP @Matt_KeanMP Operation Rock Wallaby 🦘- #NPWS staff today dropped thousands of kgs of food (Mostly sweet potato and carrots) for our Brush-tailed Rock-wallaby colonies across NSW 🥕🥕 #bushfires 07:38 AM - 11 Jan 2020 Reply Retweet Favorite I've got to admit, seeing these wallabies happily chompin' away on some veggies is genuinely the most heartwarming thing I've seen in a long time. Matt Kean MP @Matt_KeanMP One happy customer 🦘🥕🥕🥕🥕#operationrockwallaby #AustralianFires 09:15 PM - 11 Jan 2020 Reply Retweet Favorite According to the New South Wales minister for energy and environment, Matt Kean, the food drops are expected to continue until sufficient food and water become available again. Getty Images If you'd like to make a difference too, consider donating to WIRES — an organization that rescues and supports wildlife in Australia — or the NSW Rural Fire Service.