Adopt a Koala

The Port Macquarie Koala Hospital was founded in 1973.  It's situated in New South Wales, in Australia.   

They have just introduced a scheme where you can do an e-adoption to adopt a koala

Adoptions help with the rescue and treatment of koalas who are sick and injured.  They are released back to their home range where possible.   Adoptions also help with the conservation and expansion of habitat.   It enables the collection of information about the habits of koalas for research - habitat, disease, nutrition and habits. And it also helps increase public awareness on koala matters, by providing educational material. 

Here's the hard bit:  there are 18 koalas to choose from!   Here are just three (photos copyright to the Koala Hospital) and you can find out about the others here. 

Adopt Emerald Downs Mary

This is Roto Jaz who was born at the Koala Hospital in April 2022. His parents both live here permanently, and Roto Jaz is also there too.   A cheeky koala who is getting more independent.

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This is Balmoral Mini.  She had home care for five months, after she had been attacked by a dog.   She has now been released into the wild!  

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Meet Myoora Jarrah who was just 5 months old when she was found at the side of the road.  She had a check-up, and then went into homecare for 24 hour care before returning to the hospital  ‘dehumanising’ in the joey yard. After five months, Myoora Jarrah is now free and fending well for herself.