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Called koala bears, but really marsupials, they're been around for 42 million years. Yet today they're in danger.
Pictures and information on the best places to see them in Sydney.
Not a bear but a marsupial with a backwards pouch. Australian koala facts, pictures and photos. Its food, habitat, evolution - and why we find it so appealing.
A blind jelly bean at birth, the baby koala promptly climbs unaided into its mother's pouch. Six months later it pops its head out. The life cycle of a koala baby from neonate to weaning.
Today's main threat to the endangered koala is us: our new houses, our cars and our large dogs. Pity about the wildlife in our way. And then there are diseases. . .
Australia's only dedicated koala care hospital. Inspiring stories and seriously cute pictures from a volunteer project to save Australia's favourite marsupial.
Australian koalas and kangaroos - take all the koala pictures you want right in Sydney at a zoo or wildlife park. One is especially recommended.
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