After a harrowing ordeal in a bushfire near Adelaide, Australia, this koala — named Jeremy in honor of the firefighter who rescued him — has finally found a safe haven.
Jeremy is in the care of the Australian Marine Wildlife Research & Rescue Organization, which took him in earlier this week and proceeded to give his paws a much-needed soothing soak.
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Firefighters found the 2 to 3-year-old koala at the base of a tree in southern Australia on Tuesday. The animal was suffering from second-degree burns to his paws after a fire swept through the area, ultimately burning more than 30,000 acres and damaging 38 homes, reports Australia’s Fairfax Media.
Though he has a long road to recovery ahead of him, AMWRRO says Jeremy “is doing very well and is in great spirits.”
The organization published a video on Wednesday of a much-improved Jeremy…
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