Photos: Australian police find koala in backpack
During a traffic stop, officers discovered a woman had a baby koala in her backpack
By PoliceOne Staff
QUEENSLAND, Australia — Police officers in Queensland, Australia discovered a cute surprise during a traffic stop Sunday.
After pulling a woman over and arresting her on “outstanding matters,” police asked her if she had anything to declare. The woman announced she had a baby koala in her backpack, according to a police statement.
An ambulance was called to care for the six-month-old koala, who was a little dehydrated.
“He’s been on fluids but is doing well and will shortly be going out to a carer,” RSPCA Qld spokesperson Michael Beatty said.
“He weighs 1.5 kg and we’ve called him Alfred.”