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A koala became an unlikely plane passenger this week on board an Eurowings flight from Dusseldorf to Edinburgh

Tanami was travelling 700 miles from Duisburg Zoo in Dusseldorf, Germany to Scotland to join Edinburgh Zoo. ( More...

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joel wiley 5
"The koala needed the entire row to himself as the creatures are a sensitive breed and can be highly strung."
Not to mention an additional seat for his emotional support person.
Frank Harvey 2
At least (the photograph shows) he was crated. Koalas can bite. Having been bitten by (other people's) pet monkeys (not on vehicles but once in my own home by a visitor's "pet") and fiercely growled at by a "companion" dog on a train I believe all animals (including pets) should be crated on public transport, especially aircraft.
joel wiley 3
and should be extended to some passengers....
Frank Harvey 1
I have never been bitten by a pax (to date).
joel wiley 3
If you are, make sure they've had their rabies shots.
Robert Bailey 2
"from Duisburg Zoo in Dusseldorf, Germany"

Or, more accurately, Duisburg Zoo in Duisburg, Germany. It's a different city.


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