26 November 2015 - MUM AND SON KOALA


G'day folks,

Know much about the koala? The koala is an arboreal herbivorous marsupial native to Australia. It is the only extant representative of the family Phascolarctidae, and its closest living relatives are the wombats. Now, check out this great story.

A Baby Koala clings to his mother while she undergoes surgery.

Lizzy the koala was taken to a wildlife hospital in an Australian zoo, with her son holding on to her side. Poor Lizzy had been hit by a car. Her little boy, Phantom, only 6-months-old, was luckily unharmed and screamed when they tried to remove him from his mother. 

 Lizzy suffered a collapsed lung that required emergency surgery. Phantom continued to hold on and would not leave her even during the operation.

Lizzy survived the surgery and is currently recovering with Phantom by her side.

Clancy's comment: Typical mother. Typical baby, eh? Great story with a good ending. 

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