July 14, 2012

Orphaned Koalas, Australia

Photograph by Joel Sartore, National Geographic

This Month in Photo of the Day: Animal Pictures

Playing mom to an armful of koalas "doesn't allow me much time for anything else," says Samantha Longman of Ormiston, who's been raising orphans for five years. "But the little guys are part of our family. What we're doing is important."

See more pictures from the May 2012 feature story "Racing to Rescue Koalas."

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