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Rare white koala rescued and released

A rare white - not albino - koala has been rescued near Port Macquarie in Australia's state of New South Wales. The marsupial was found blind but with treatment has made a full recovery and been recently released at an undisclosed location.

Whilst being kept in care, the koala, nicknamed Mick, was segregated from other koalas - not only for health reasons but to keep its existence a closely guarded secret to prevent it being stolen for novelty collectors.

Full article at Daily Mail

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White koala named Mick.jpg

Posted by: admin on 26th Sep 2007 06:25 AM
Updated by: admin on 26th Sep 2007 06:25 AM
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