:Koala have thick hair that covers their body including their ears.
:Koala have fingers with nails on them and opposable thumbs.
:Koala have thick pads on the fingers an toes so that they can grip and climb as they move around in trees.
:When a Koala is born it is very small. After 1 month the cub is 1cm long.
:The Koala cub is blind from being in it's mother's pouch for 5 months.
:Koala live on the East Coast of Australia.
:They live and sleep in the Eucalyptus Trees, It's hot, light, and dry there.
:Koala will live for 20 or more years.
KOALA BEARS ARE FUN!!
:Koala are warm-blooded.
:The Koala young is called a cub.
:The young drink milk from it's mother.
:The Koala might look cuddly but the Koala has very sharp teeth and very sharp claws.
:Koala have white on the underside and gray on the rest of it's body.
:The Koala has big ears and a big nose.
:A baby Koala is called a 'joey'.
:Koalas cannot be kept legally as pets.
:The closest living relative of the Koala is the Wombat.
Koalas have similar fingerprints to humans.
:Koala fossils found in Australia have been dated as long ago as 20 million years.
:The brain size of modern Koalas has reduced substantially from their ancestors, possibly as an adaption to the low energy they get from their diets.
A KOALA'S TRADEGY
:Increased disturbance by humans.
:Injury or death from traffic.
:Effects of garden pesticides getting into waterways.
:Increased competition for food and territory because of overcrowding.
:Increased stress on animals, making them more susceptible to disease.
:Diseases that flows through the air