Meet the incredible team saving the animals of the Amazon affected by blazing fires

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Firefighter Cleio Junior carries a dead anteater while trying to control fires in the Amazon Rainforest. (Photo: Getty Images/Gallo Images)
Firefighter Cleio Junior carries a dead anteater while trying to control fires in the Amazon Rainforest. (Photo: Getty Images/Gallo Images)

Xita, a tiny monkey with sad brown eyes, clutches her newborn tightly. Both are fighting for their lives. 

Vets at the Clinidog clinic in the Amazon city of Porto Velho, Brazil, believe the mother and baby were run over by a car as they fled fires raging across the world’s largest rainforest. 

“She arrived stressed, screaming and smeared with blood,” says Carlos Henrique Tiburcio, the owner of the clinic, as he wraps the pair in a small white cloth. 

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