Wily Koala With Head Stuck in Fence Is Rescued ... Again

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He does not look pleased. SA Power Network

A koala in Australia looked particularly peeved when rescuers recently came upon him with his head stuck in a fence.

SA Power Networks in South Australia tweeted Thursday about the marsupial's conundrum.

"It wasn’t a great start to the day for this curious [koala] who got his head stuck in a fence at our Happy Valley substation," the tweet read. "A big thank you to Fauna Rescue SA and our St Marys crew who released the Koala and took him into care for a check-up before his release back into the wild."

During that check-up, a yellow tag on the little guy's ear alerted animal rescuers to something out of the ordinary: he'd been rescued before.

Twice before, per Adelaide Now.

Fauna Rescue volunteer Sally Sellwood told the paper, "He's known to us."

Sellwood said the koala was found barely responsive at the base of a tree and had to be nursed back to health over the course of a week in 2016.

Later that year, he was hit by a car and had to spend some more time in their care.

Luckily, he seems to be as resilient as he is accident prone.

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