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Sneaky snacker in Australia munches nearly $4,000 worth of seedlings in a nursery


Good morning. I'm Leila Fadel. A sneaky snacker in Australia has munched nearly $4,000 worth of seedlings in a nursery. The owner, Humphrey Herington, told the BBC he'd been scratching his head for weeks until he caught the critter red-handed, dazed and too stuffed to move. The culprit - a koala bear he calls Claude. The nursery grows eucalyptus plants to bolster koala habitat. Guess Claude thought he'd help himself? It's MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.