Australia fires: Injured koala reunited with bushfire rescuer

BBC News 2 weeks ago

A woman who used the shirt off her back to rescue a seriously injured koala in a New South Wales bushfire has been praised for saving this life.

Toni Doherty pulled the crying koala from a burning tree near the town of Long Flat, poured water on his burnt paws and wrapped him in a duvet before taking him to a koala hospital.


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