Monday, 28 January 2008

Who's the real king of the jungle?!

Granite Murray
Granite Murray
From koalawrangler's gallery.

Granite Murray, a large handsome male koala in our care, has spent several weeks in ICU being treated for "wet bottom". He's recently been shifted to an outside yard to complete his recovery, and spends most of his time high up his tree.

Today he came down for formula, but didn't shoot straight back up the tree afterwards. Instead, he paused halfway up, perching on the flat stump where a large branch has been removed to prevent possible escapes. He stayed there for quite some time, enjoying his surveillance of the entire hospital grounds from his lofty perch.

Who says the lion is king of the jungle?

I was able to take several shots of him from various locations.

Here are more photos of lovely Granite Murray.