This week’s patient is D’artagan the Koala.
This week’s patient is D’Artagnan, a lovely 4 year old male koala. D’Artagnan was found sitting at the bottom of a tree suffering symptoms of chlamydia; this is a very sad disease that is killing countless numbers of our wild koala’s every year. Chlamydia isn’t the only challenge koalas have to face; with habitat destruction worsening these beautiful animals are increasingly falling victim to vehicle hits and dog attacks while in pursuit of a home and food trees.
D’Artagnan has received treatment and is now clear of the disease, however he is still suffering from pneumonia so will continue to stay at Currumbin Wildlife Hospital until he has fully recovered and can be released back into the wild. D’Artagnan is a very good patient who happily takes all his medicine 🙂
Did you know?
You can help patients like D’artagan by donating to Currumbin Wildlife Hospital Foundation here.
Together we can make a difference!