A rescue volunteer pulls a sick koala down out of a tree and into a transport blanket.



Megan Aitken of the Moreton Bay Koala Rescue Team uses a blanket to secure a young male koala who had been hit by a car. Hundreds of koalas are killed on roads each year. Aitken says that without protection, koalas will be extinct in the area within five years.

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