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Family of “Crocodile Hunter” helps 90,000th animal amid Australian wildfires

A platypus named Ollie earned the honor.

Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital 90,000 patient Ollie the Platy
Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital 90,000 patient Ollie the Platy (@RobertIrwin)

AUSTRALIA – The son of the late Steve Irwin, better known as the Crocodile Hunter, posted a photo of the Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital’s 90,000 patient.

A platypus named Ollie earned the honor.

The family owns and operates the zoo.

According to Robert Irwin, the hospital provides 24/7 rehabilitation and animal rescue. It’s been open for 16 years.

He said the the hospital needs more help than ever before because of the massive wildfires.