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Published:August 25th, 2014 13:17 EST

Watch as Koala is Revived with Mouth-to-Mouth CPR

By Robert Paul Reyes

"A koala that got hit by a car is alive and recovering after rescuers in Melbourne administered CPR to save the small mammal.


Witnesses saw the koala survive being hit by a car before retreating into treetops where it passed out from its injuries.


The compassionate rescuers had to toss the animal`s dying body from the tree into a safety net before massaging the area around its heart and administering CPR.

I love animals but I would be hesitant to administer mouth-to-mouth resuscitation to a koala; I`d be afraid that he would bit me on the face.

Kudos to the rescue squad for going through all that trouble to save a koala, they realize that all creatures great and small are precious.

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