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"Participation in koala return missions created feelings of both sadness and happiness within me. Sadness was seeing Koala Samson leave the hospital. Happiness occurred when we reached his home site at Lighthouse Beach.
Samson seemed to delight in his independence as he carefully selected his tree and began eating leaf. Another successful mission was completed but a new admission would be arriving shortly..."
"One morning I heard Peter call to me that a koala was near the gift shop. Apparently a koala from the nature reserve nearby came to purchase a gift for his sweetheart. I saw the koala standing in front of the gift shop but it was too late for a Kodak moment.
Needless to say, I‘m already looking forward to my 2011 return to the koalas that have made my life richer."
Feeling warm and fuzzy
- Tuesday, 12 March 2013
An article in the Sun Herald March 10, 2013Nina Karnikowski Travel Writer
Nina Karnikowski decides it's high time to get cuddly with an Aussie favourite.I’ve never touched a koala. As an Australian, I’m almost ashamed to admit it. It seems on par with never having eaten a Vegemite sandwich, never...
New York City premiere of the Documentary 'Koala Hospital'
- Tuesday, 29 January 2013
According to Susan Kelly, koalas have become "urban refugees," under siege by expanding cities that bring with them deforestation, dogs, traffic, and other ills for native wildlife. Director of Global Briefing, and writer, producer and director of the new documentary Koala Hospital, Susan Kelly...
Sydney University Research
- Sunday, 18 November 2012
The work that the Koala Hospital has hosted has been fantastic and the effort and assistance provided by the whole organization but particularly by Cheyne and all the volunteers over the years with Jo and also our other PhD students, has been truly magnificent. I know how disruptive and...