If you have been following the news about the wildfires in Australia then you have no doubt seen the photo above of the Koala Bear getting a drink of water from a firefighter. You can catch the entire story of what happened and how the firefighter found the Koala by watching the video below.
About six months after saving the female Koala, which ended up with the name Sam, Sam had to be put to sleep. She was suffering from a disease that is killing off Koalas by the hundreds if not thousands. When the fireman that saved Sam found out – he was devastated. You can read about that story and what was killing Sam at this news article.