Koala wanders into Australian pharmacy, browses the aisles

By Ben Hooper
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Aug. 9 (UPI) -- Security cameras at an Australian pharmacy were rolling when a curious koala wandered into the business through the front door and started browsing the aisles.

A pharmacy worker shared video of the Friday incident at the Tocumwal Pharmacy in New South Wales.


The footage shows the koala walk up to the store and pause for a few moments in front of the automatic doors before wandering in and walking through the aisles.

Employees said the koala was inside the store for about 10 minutes.

"The koala was very relaxed and friendly and walked around the store for around 10 minutes," the worker wrote. "The local vet's wife was next door at IGA supermarket and called her husband who then contacted the right people for advice. We were advised to let it do its thing and the koala left the pharmacy. The local community escorted the koala safely down the street where it was happy to climb up the nearest tree at the post office."

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