Baby Koala Hugs Unconscious Mom During Life-Saving Surgery

This 6-month-old joey named Phantom stayed by his mom’s side during life-saving surgical operation. Mother koala Lizzy was hit by a car on Warrego Highway in Australia, suffering facial trauma and a collapsed lung. The two koalas at the moment are recovering at Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital, which was founded by Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin and his wife Terri. Koalas are native to Australia and essentially eat eucalyptus leaves. They are social animals, with bonding occurring only between mothers and

Steve Irwin’s Daughter Is Now Grown Up And Keeping Dad’s Legacy Alive

Steve “Crocodile Hunter” Irwin died eight years ago, however his daughter Bindi Irwin is continuing his legacy of animal conservation. The 16-year-old American citizen is in her final year of school where she is finishing Business and Tourism, after which she plans to work full time at Australia Zoo. Irwin’s Instagram has over 220,000 followers, and from the images, it’s clear that her father had a huge impact on her life. More info: Instagram | Twitter (h/t: elitedaily) Meet Bindi Irwin,