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Wallaby ‘rescued’ swimming kilometre offshore during sponsored swim

by | 10th, December 2015

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To New South Wales, Australia, where a bunch of marine students from the National Marine Science Centre, have ‘rescued’ a wallaby, “lost at sea”.

Says Laura Sanchez-Peregrine: “We see this thing swimming it’s like a hairy thing.  At first I thought it was a seal, but we came closer and it was a big wallaby, maybe a 25-kilogram wallaby a big male. He looked really, really exhausted. We decided to help him, but it was really difficult to bring him on board. It’s a really small tinny, and he had really long claws, so it was pretty scary and he wouldn’t let us grab him.”

You’ve got to love these stories. The wallaby has trained, gathered sponsorship pledges and set out on

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