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Moment terrified koala is released into safe bushland in Queensland after being attacked by cattle

Adorable moment rescued koala is released into the wild after being attacked by aggressive cattle on a farm

  • An adorable koala was being attacked by Texas long horn cattle in Queensland
  • The cattle owner knew it was necessary to remove the koala from danger 
  • Footage was uploaded to Reddit showing the koala jumping back into the wild

This is the adorable moment a terrified koala is released into safe bushland after being attacked by aggressive cattle on a farm. 

Filmed near Crows Nest, near Toowoomba in Queensland, the koala can be seen leaping out of a cardboard box and climbing up a eucalyptus tree.

The heartwarming footage was uploaded to Reddit with the caption: ‘This poor fella was getting attacked and beat up by our cattle, so we rehomed him to a safer area away from our livestock’.

The adorable koala was being attacked by Texas long horn cattle on a farm in Queensland

The koala was rescued by the farm owners and was released into safe bushland by a wildlife expert

The koala was rescued by the farm owners and was released into safe bushland by a wildlife expert

The little koala was being attacked by Texas long horn cattle and its owner knew it was necessary to remove it from danger. 

Texas long horn cattle are known for their large horns which can reach 1.8metres tip-to-tip for bulls.

‘Our cattle are Texas long horn cattle… so they know a thing or two about how to hurt something should they wish to,’ the owner wrote.

‘He was being attacked in a large open paddock away from trees or anything that resembled safety.

‘Removing him from the situation was necessary.’

'Our cattle are Texas long horn cattle... so they know a thing or two about how to hurt something should they wish to,' the owner wrote (pictured are the cattle) 

‘Our cattle are Texas long horn cattle… so they know a thing or two about how to hurt something should they wish to,’ the owner wrote (pictured are the cattle) 

The footage shows the koala inside a box and wrapped in blankets.

A wildlife carer opens the box and removes the blanket and the adorable koala jumped out and instantly started climbing up the tree. 

‘We left him in a wooded area with plenty of eucalyptus for him to make a bit of a home in.’  

According to the cattle owner there are a few koalas in the area due to the eucalyptus trees.   

'He was being attacked in a large open paddock away from trees or anything that resembled safety,' (pictured cattle)

‘He was being attacked in a large open paddock away from trees or anything that resembled safety,’ (pictured cattle)

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