Thursday 4 October 2007

Meet Mick: A Rare White Koala Bear

Mick, a rare white koala, a rare white koala is nursed back to health after being found ill in a remote part of eastern Australia and received medical treatment in an Australian animal hospital after suffering blindness caused by chlamydia. Mick is not an albino, as he had a black nose and yellow eyes, but was a rare white koala. Koala Hospital supervisor Cheyne Flanagan told local media. Mick was returned to the wild at a secret location to protect him from poachers. Mick, was found by police and was taken to the Port Macquarie Koala Hospital, north of Sydney. The koala underwent surgery and was given antibiotics to restore his sight and health.

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