Watch as koala rescued from Australian brush fire

Rescued koala given water by woman, wrapped in blanket

Devastating Australian brush fires in 2019 were a little less devastating thanks to a woman’s efforts to save a koala.

This happened in November 2019 and is part of a series where we are looking back at most-watched viral videos.

The video had more than 1.37 million views at the time this story was published.

A koala is seen crossing a road as brush fires engulfed a nearby forest, and then is taken off a tree by a women who stopped on the road and then went into the woods to help.

The koala is given water by the woman, wrapped in a blanket and then eventually taken to a hospital to get further treatment.

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