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A koala has been released into the wild in Australia after recovering from a 16km (10-mile) car journey clinging to the axle of a four-wheel drive.

The female had crawled into the wheel arch of the vehicle while it was parked in the hills near the city of Adelaide last weekend.

The driver was only alerted to the marsupial's presence when he stopped and heard her traumatised cries.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-australia-41293163


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Re: Koala survives 16km ride on car axle in Adelaide, Australia
« Reply #1 : September 16, 2017, 14:37:14 »
Poor little Koala :( lucky they have good grip and she was able to hang on, I don't think she would have lasted to much longer under there.

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Re: Koala survives 16km ride on car axle in Adelaide, Australia
« Reply #2 : September 16, 2017, 18:03:43 »
Poor thing! Glad she was ok!
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Re: Koala survives 16km ride on car axle in Adelaide, Australia
« Reply #3 : September 16, 2017, 18:20:23 »
How much can a Koala Bear?  Dual axles may have been a stretch.

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