Koalas

Australia’s Wildlife Just Can’t Catch A Break

Australia’s Wildlife Just Can’t Catch A Break

When flames engulfed the Australian countryside last summer, Thelma Johnson was grateful the winds didn’t send the fires her way. She helped found the Southern Highlands Koala Sanctuary, located in Canyonleigh, New South Wales, which was spared by the monstrous bushfires that affected more than 4.9 million hectares in the…

Beloved Koala Famous For Viral Rescue Has Been Put Down

Beloved Koala Famous For Viral Rescue Has Been Put Down

The inferno that’s ripped through thousands of square miles of Australia has, as of four days ago, reportedly claimed six lives, around 600 homes, millions of acres of forest, and koalas en masse. Today we’ve lost another baby, whose rescue uplifted social media for a fleeting moment and whose death quashes…