WATCH: Koala Doggy Paddles Across River

Ever seen a Koala swim?

A koala filmed swimming across Kangaroo Island’s Harriet River has quickly become an internet sensation. Posted on March 11 by Facebook couple Joe and Jas , the footage captures the tree dwelling mammal practising its doggy paddle across the river.

While many koalas have been known to drown in backyard pools looking for water, this water-loving koala crossed the river easily and was, according to the couple spotted snoozing later on.

Footage and Lead Image provided by Jas and Joes Long Road Home

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