Tag: Australian Wildlife

Koalas Are Dying Of Thirst, So This Farmer Decided To Do Something About It
20 Mar

Koalas Are Dying Of Thirst, So This Farmer Decided To Do Something About It

Homepage featured Other animal lovers Australian Wildlife blinky drinkers 20th of March 2017

Pictures of koalas drinking water have been released all over the Internet, and even though it looks cute, actually, it's a really bad sign. Koalas, one of the symbols of the Australian wildlife, normally get the hydration they need from the eucalyptus leaves they eat. However, due to draughts and wildfires caused by climate change, their food supplies dried out, which resulted in many koalas becoming thirsty and turning to water.

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Man Meets Quokka, Quokka Won’t Leave Him Alone
28 Feb

Man Meets Quokka, Quokka Won’t Leave Him Alone

Animals Homepage featured animal photobombs australian animals Australian Wildlife 28th of February 2017

21-year-old Campbell Jones and his girlfriend were out for a bike ride in Rottnest, Australia, when they came across what is possibly the friendliest quokka on Earth. "As I walked back to my bike, the quokka chased after me," Jones told the West Australian. "I put down the GoPro and it jumped at me as if to say, 'Come back.'"

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Baby Koala Hugs Unconscious Mom During Life-Saving Surgery
10 Jun

Baby Koala Hugs Unconscious Mom During Life-Saving Surgery

Animals Featured animal photos animal rescue Australia 10th of June 2015

This 6-month-old joey named Phantom stayed by his mother's side during life-saving surgery. Mother koala Lizzy was hit by a car on Warrego Highway in Australia, suffering facial trauma and a collapsed lung. The two koalas are now recovering at Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital, which was founded by Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin and his wife Terri.

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