/ 04 June 2024

C’mon Claude…

koala
Not Claude, but just as cute...

Claude the koala became an online hit after being filmed munching on/stealing eucalyptus seedlings at a nursery in Lismore, NSW, last year – and in good news for fans of the cheeky cutie, he’s back… Claude has been photographed brazenly partaking in some more daylight robbery – this time in the middle of the day and in front of staff at Eastern Forest Nursery. His past crimes were committed ​​at night or when no one was around… “I would never have believed it until I saw Claude sitting there on the pole,” nursery manager Humphrey Herington said. Koalas in that part of the world have had much to bear recently… Fires and habitat loss, amongst other challenges, have seen officials predict that koalas in New South Wales could be extinct by 2050. To head that off, the state has put in place a strategy and $190 million to double koala numbers in that time – so keep at it, Claude…

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