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A photo I took yesterday in Poland (I also made the rough sketch).
Yes I know, there are no Koalas in Poland but there is one in my
mind, struggling against extinction.
Koalas are in serious decline suffering from the effects of habitat
destruction, domestic dog attacks, bushfires and road accidents.
The Australian Koala Foundation estimates that there are less than
80,000 koalas left in the wild, possibly as few as 43,000.
There is arguably no legislation that effectively and/or consistently
protects koala habitat anywhere within Australia, not necessarily
because the legislation does not exist, but because there is not
always the political will to adequately resource, implement, police
and enforce such legislation... Read more on savethekoala.comSee the whole "Pencil Vs Camera" album
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Random features: Save the Koalas!
A poem by Katie Gabrielle
I'm a koala
cute and stout
listen to this artist
and put the fire out!
I want to live!
So let me be
It's cold in Poland
So set me free!
How would you feel
If you were gone
And nobody cared
for very long.
I cannot speak
And that I care.