Emotional moment a baby koala hugs unconscious mom during life-saving surgery

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The love between a mum and her children is the strongest power on Earth. Animal moms are attached and devoted to their young ones the same way the humans are. Regardless the species, a mother will always be a mother. And this koala mom-baby duo definitely proves it!


Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital

After an accident, a mother koala got badly injured. But thankfully for her, a group of volunteers rescued her and her little baby just in time. Lizzie and her baby joey, Phantom were transferred to the Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital.

Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital

While the little koala was fine and unharmed, his mom was in a critical condition due to her injuries. So she had to undergo a surgery to save her life.


Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital

And the most heart-melting part was when the 6-month-old joey stayed by his mother’s side during the surgery. The vet realized it would be for the best if they let them stick to each other and provide comfort, because splitting them could easily traumatize them and make them anxious.

Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital

Native to Australia, koalas are pretty asocial animals. The only bond is between babies and their moms. And how the video show it, their bond is incredible! Watch the touching encounter bellow!

Nick Almasan – Nick studied journalism at the University of Barcelona. He is well connected with major news agencies and travels around the globe to research various news facts. He is a perfect photographer and an appreciated publisher in our media group. He speaks fluent english and spanish.