Koala Rescue in Australia

By: Caitlin Burke

Feb 10 2009

Category: koalas

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Local CFA firefighter David Tree shares his water with an injured Australian Koala at Mirboo North after wildfires swept through the region on Monday, Feb. 9, 2009. Suspicions that the worst wildfires ever to strike Australia were deliberately set led police to declare crime scenes Monday in towns incinerated by blazes, while investigators moving into the charred landscape discovered more bodies. The death toll stood at 181. (AP Photo/Mark Pardew)

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UPDATE: More information about this rescue, including video (!) and some pictures of the convalescing Sam“The most amazing part was when she grabbed my hand. I will never forget that.”

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