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Last Updated: Monday September 24 2007 13:41 GMT

White koala nursed back to health

Mick the koala

A poorly rare white Koala bear is being nursed back to health after being found in a remote part of eastern Australia.

Mick the koala might look like a polar bear but he's one of only a handful of white koalas left in the country.

He was really ill and couldn't see properly when police officers found him so he had to have a special operation.

The good news is that Mick was a great patient and made a full recovery. Now he's been released at a top secret spot to make sure he doesn't get stolen.