A passing motorist’s video of a road rage incident on an Australian highway comes with a twist – the combatants are a pair of normally cute and cuddly koalas.
Sharon Bercely encountered the brawl on the Portland-Nelson Road in Victoria, Australia, on Thursday, reports 9News. She pulled over and tried to shoo the marsupials out of the road. Then a truck came barreling down the road toward the koalas.
“I thought, ‘oh no, they’re goners,’ ” Bercely told the TV station. She waved off the driver, who managed to avoid the koalas, and Brecely used a towel and some loud shouting to move the koalas off the road into the brush.
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“It’s fabulous to see people so concerned about our wildlife and we really encourage that,” Zoe Rowell, a zookeeper at Melbourne Zoo, said.