Phascolarctos cinereus

Fun Facts:

  1. Gum-leaves provide almost all of the moisture a koala needs, and it rarely drinks water

  2. Koalas in southern parts of Australia are larger and have thicker fur than those in the north

IUCN red list conservation status

least concern, not really endangered but that does not mean it doesn't need help

Ways we can help

  1. recycle and use public transport instead of cars, try not to use chemicals in your house and garden, use less water and take reusable cloth bags when out shopping instead of accepting plastic bags.

2. support the work of the Austrailian Koala Foundation

3.Raise money for koalas by holding fundraising events at your school or amongst friends and family.

4.become a foster parent to a cute koala.