Any vacationer visiting Australia would agree that cuddling a koala is without doubt one of the memorable wildlife expertise to treasure perpetually.

Senator Manny Pacquiao just lately had an up-close and private encounter with a koala throughout his go to to Australia. The boxing champ is visiting Brisbane to kick off a promotional tour for his struggle in opposition to Jeff Horn at Lang Park on July 2.

“Meet my new friend,” Pacquiao captioned an Instagram snap with Australia’s most well-known animal.

Pacquiao introduced his spouse Jinkee and buddies to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary throughout their downtime in Brisbane over the weekend.

Meet my new friend.

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