Koala Rides on a Wheel – level 3

02-09-2021 15:00

A koala rode 16 kilometres near Adelaide, Australia, inside an arch for a car wheel. The driver did not notice until he stopped and heard the animal making noise.

A woman with an animal rescue organisation said that it was incredible, but the koala was in shock. The organisation took her straight to the vet.

People named the koala Kelli, after one of her rescuers, and put the koala back into the wild. She quickly climbed up a tree and went to sleep.

Koalas are a vulnerable species as there are less than 100,000 of them in the wild.

Difficult words: arch (one of the four curved structures where the wheels are), vulnerable (in an unsafe state).

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