Lake Innes Nature Reserve Anwen was released back to the wild on 3rd of April 2020 after 5 months’ rehabilitation at the Koala Hospital.
This gentle young female koala was the third burns patient to be admitted from the Lake Innes fireground in November 2019. Anwen had suffered singeing to 90% of her body and radiant burns to her hindquarters with burns to the pads on her hands and feet.
Anwen responded well to the treatment and care she was givenat the Koala Hospital and loved the daily delivery of fresh leaf. Anwenrecovered well from her burn injuries, and as the vegetation had grown backsufficiently following the bushfires, she was released back into the Lake InnesNature Reserve.