Adorable Baby Koala Hugs His Mom During Her Life-Saving Surgery

A baby koala, or joey, has a strong bond with their mother and this bond can last as much as 18 months until the joey has matured. When a 6-month-old joey saw his mother hit by a car with his own eyes, it surely must have left him shock.

But, to show his strength and help his mom recover, he hugged her tightly during the entire operation where she needed surgery for a collapsed lung and minor facial trauma. Because of his love and the medical experts at the Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital, she is supposed to make a full recovery and this little fella will be able to get back to the wild with his mom.

This 6-month-old koala named Phantom saw his mom Lizzy get hit by a car.

Facebook / Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital

Facebook / Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital

 

Phantom luckily didn’t get injured but his mom suffered a collapsed lung and facial trauma.

Facebook / Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital

Facebook / Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital

The miracle workers at Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital operated on Lizzy and little Phantom held his mom tight the entire time.

Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital

Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital

During her recovery, Phantom is always by his mother’s side caring for her.

Facebook / Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital

Facebook / Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital

 

Lizzy is expected to make a full recovery thanks to the staff at Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital and the love given by her adorable little joey, Phantom.

Facebook / Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital

Facebook / Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital

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The unconditional love of animals is truly remarkable. Please share this beautiful 6-month-old koala hugging his mother during her surgery with your friends and family.

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