Police have escorted a koala from a Sydney home after it wandered from its eucalypt into a woman’s laundry.
Officers were called to the home at Engadine after the woman said she had a koala in her laundry on Saturday night.
The resident told police she was not able to contact an animal welfare services.
“An officer, who is a current Wires (wildlife rescue) volunteer, escorted the adventurous marsupial from the laundry, into the backyard and watched it return to its eucalypt home,” NSW police said in a statement. AAP