Baby Koala Supports Mom Through Life Saving Surgery

Recently, Lizzy, a koala living in Australia, was struck by a car with her son, Phantom, clinging to her side. Phantom was uninjured, but Lizzy was in a critical condition. When she was rushed to a veterinary hospital in a local zoo, Phantom was still attached to his mother. 6 month old Phantom refused to leave his mother.

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Lizzy had a collapsed lung, and required surgery. Yet Phantom still refused to leave. So when Lizzy went into the operating theater, he came along too.

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According to the hospital, Lizzy has responded well to the surgery, and is on the mend. And yes, Phantom is still by her side!

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What a heartwarming story!