Koala

Infomation About Koalas By Sabrina and Una

General Statment

A koalas scientific name is Phascolarstos Cinereus. A koala is a mammal.


Description

Koalas have a woolly light to dark grey fur and a creamy looking belly.They also have brown and white patches,large furry ear and two small eyes.Baby koalas are called joeys.When joeys are born they are pink and very small.

Habitat

koalas lives in eucalypt forests to low woodlands.Today koalas do not live in rainforests although it is thought that millions of years ago.Koalas spend most of their time in their favourite trees.They comfortably sit in between trees.

what does koalas eat ?

Koalas eat eucalyptus leaves.They are very picky eaters.if they do not find any eucalyptus leaves they will not eat.The oil is poisonous to mammals. They live in the eucalyptus trees and the leaves provide the water that they drink. Koalas have occasionally been known to eat other foods like wattle,tea tree ,paperbark,and pine species it is not part of their normal diet.

A Koalas Enemie

Thier enemies are humans,people drive over koalas everyday without even caring.Wild dogs are also are a threat to koalas. People these day must care and look if there are any koalas even any animals U MUST CARE for the poor animals.


Interesting Facts

Koalas aren't bears but many people think they are, koalas are acually related to the kangaroo and the wombat. Now there are 2,000 to 8,000 koalas in the wild, But they are not classified as endangered.The population of koalas has to 90%, (not that much ANYMORE)