728 × 484Mother and baby koala recover at Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital, Queensland, Australia — 05 Jun 2015
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‘Phantom’ the 6-month-old Koala joey clinging to mother ‘Lizzy’ following her surgery
Mother and baby koala recover at Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital, Queensland, Australia — 05 Jun 2015
Little 6-month-old koala Phantom is seen clinging to mum Lizzy as she recovers after being hit by a car. Lizzy had to undergo life-saving surgery to fix a collapsed lung at the Australia Zoo in Queensland. And through the whole procedure Phantom, who wasn’t injured in the incident, kept a close hold of her, climbing onto her back and cuddling the groggy patient. Lizzy is now recovering well with the help of antibiotics and a dedicated Phantom.