Police have charged a teenager in connection with the theft of a koala from Adventure World last weekend.
Murdoch Police had charged a 17-year-old boy from Parkwood after the alleged theft of the 15-year-old koala, named Orana last Sunday.
A desperate search was launched after the animal disappeared on a night when the amusement park was open until 11pm as part of a special event.
The alleged brazen theft was reportedly filmed and posted on Snapchat.
Orana was found in the branches of a tree just before 5pm on Sunday in the Bibra Lake area and, according to Adventure World, has a clean bill of health.
“We’d like to send out a huge thanks to everyone who gave up their time to join the search,” a statement on the water park’s Facebook…