Cyclist stops to give thirsty koala dubbed 'Slurpy' a drink of water

Cyclist stops to give thirsty koala dubbed 'Slurpy' a drink of water

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It’s stinking hot in Australia right now. So much so that koalas are drinking water, which is something they don’t ordinarily do. 

Cyclist Matt Sully was riding around the Adelaide Hills last Thursday when he came across a thirsty little guy who was looking for a drink.

“It was so hot in them there hills today … The koalas were flagging us down to give em water,” Sully wrote in a Facebook post.

“This little guy called ‘Slurpy’ was so thirsty he emptied my entire bottle.”

Koalas normally hydrate themselves by eating gum leaves, which usually provide adequate moisture.  Read more…

More about Australia, Climate, Animals, Koala, and Adelaide


Source: Mashable | Cyclist stops to give thirsty koala dubbed 'Slurpy' a drink of water

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