We are right in the middle of koala breeding season at the moment and koalas are on the move!
As young disperse from their mothers and males go in search of mates we see koalas entering people’s back yards, crossing roads and getting caught in dangerous situations. Unfortunately during this time of year we see a big spike in the number of koalas requiring rescue or being admitted to the wildlife hospital.
If you see a koala in the following situation, call Wildcare Australia on 07 5527 2444 and they may need to come and rescue the animal:
If you would like to know more about what the city is doing for koala conservation, why not head online and download the new KoalaConservation Plan for the city.
All images were provided by the community while reporting their koala sightings through our online form at www.gchaveyoursay.com.au/koalas
To end on a positive note, if you see a koala looking as cute as this one, let it be a reminder of how lucky we are to share the Gold Coast with such an amazing animal and how we all need to work together to protect them!