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Touching moment a man holds the hand of a koala as she drinks from a bottle of Mount Franklin 

Touching moment a man holds the hand of a koala as he helps her drink from a water bottle in scorching summer heat

  • Video has captured the moment a small koala holds hands with her rescuer 
  • The footage was captured in Adelaide when temperatures peaked at 46.6C
  • The thirsty critter can be seen gobbling down the water at a rapid pace

It’s important to stay hydrated during the heatwave – not just for humans.

A heartwarming video has captured the moment a koala held a man’s hand as he fed her water from a bottle of Mount Franklin.

Images of a concerned man in Adelaide helping the thirsty koala were posted to social media on Friday – a day after record-breaking temperatures hit the city.

In the footage the tiny koala can be seen grabbing hold of the man’s hand as he tips the water into her mouth. 

Video of a concerned man in Adelaide helping the thirsty koala was posted to social media on Friday – a day after record-breaking temperatures hit the city

The thirsty critter can be seen gobbling down the water at a rapid pace.

‘My heart melts …my very own Koala Rescuer,’ the post read.

Temperatures soared to 46.6C in Adelaide on Thursday, leaving both humans and animals parched.

The video has delighted social media users and had more than 48,000 views in under an hour.

‘Oh how beautiful. And that’s why I leave water bowls everywhere. The Koala is holding his hand, god love him,’ one person said. 

‘Just beautiful, thank you to this kind hearted person’ another said. 

‘So touching I love how the koala reaches for his hand.’ 

The video has delighted social media users and had more than 48,000 views in under an hour

The video has delighted social media users and had more than 48,000 views in under an hour

Temperatures soared to 46.6C in Adelaide on Thursday, leaving the city's streets deserted and obviously left both humans and animals parched

Temperatures soared to 46.6C in Adelaide on Thursday, leaving the city’s streets deserted and obviously left both humans and animals parched

 



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