The charitable koala Joey gets a cute name after being taken to a nature park when his mother abandoned him in the wild
- A koala joey was hand-reared by a human after being abandoned by its mother
- The 11-month-old marsupial was nicknamed Teddy by conservationist Sharni
- He was housed in the Rainforestation Sanctuary in Far North Queensland
A baby koala taken care of after being abandoned by its own mother has been given a cute name.
The 11-month-old joey is raised at the Rainforestation Wildlife Sanctuary in Kuranda in Far North Queensland.
He was nicknamed ‘Teddy’ because of his affection for people.
A baby koala was adopted by a human and taken in after being left behind by its own mother
She stayed up at night to give the little marsupial formula and hugs
Zookeeper Sharni, who is raising him, stayed up at night to give the little marsupial food and hugs.
The reserve shared a message on Facebook, revealing that the little koala had quickly recovered from its difficult upbringing.
“This 11-month-old koala joey got off to a bit of a rough start when his mother didn’t adjust well to the” mama life, “wrote Rainforestation.
He has grown into a cheeky, confident little koala who loves to interact with his human buddies.
“We think Teddy is the perfect name because he loves his hugs!”
The reserve shared a message on Facebook where they revealed that the little koala had quickly recovered from his difficult upbringing
Nicknamed ‘Teddy’ by the conservationist Sharni who raised him by hand (pictured together)
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