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Victorian koala seen knocking at resort door

  • A koala was caught trying to get a late night check-in at a resort in Victoria
  • The seaside resort snapped the curious Koala pawing at the glass door entrance
  • It was peering through the glass to the reception to the resort in Iverloch 

A tired koala has been filmed knocking on the glass sliding doors of a seaside resort reception in Victoria. 

The adorable marsupial was spotted nudging at the door for a late-night check-in at RACV resort in Inverloch, south-east of Melbourne.

Resting his nose at the entrance, the furry friend appeared to glance inside looking for a staff member to let him through.

 Swapping a night out in the Eucalyptus trees for a luxury suite at the seaside resort in Victoria

The koala can be seen peering in to the reception attempting to attract someone's attention

The koala can be seen peering in to the reception attempting to attract someone’s attention

Photos of the curious koala were posted to social media on Wednesday and quickly attracted dozens of likes and comments about the unlikely check-in.

One Facebook user commented the animal was just ‘looking for a rum and ko(a)la.’

Another said it was quite common to see koalas acting this way and they can sometime be quite friendly with people.

The resort replied to the comments, stating: ‘We were fully booked so the koala climbed a nearby tree for a snooze.’ 

The seaside resort in Inverloch posted the curious koala knocking waiting for assistance for a late night  check in 

The seaside resort in Inverloch posted the curious koala knocking waiting for assistance for a late night  check in 

Koalas are quite unsocial animals and tend to live a solitary life. 

They eat Eucalyptus leaves but picky and only have a taste for 50 of the 700 species of the Eucalyptus leaf.

With not much source of energy in their diet, the native species can sleep up to 20 hours a day. 

The seaside town of Inverloch is two hours south-east of Melbourne and is known for it’s fishing and laid-back beach lifestyle. 

 

 



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