Australia Rescues Its Koalas

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Bushfire Relief
Koalas are very rarely seen drinking (it's thought they get their water from leaves), so this photo of Victorian fire fighter Dave Tree sharing a drink — and a hand — with this fire victim, dubbed Sam, astonished Australians and flashed around the world. During his encounter, Tree said, "You watch. He'll get hydrated then he'll rip the absolute f___ing s__t out of me."

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