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What are Koalas?

Koalas belong to a group of animals called marsupials.A marsupial is an animal which has a pouch.

Koalas have grey,furry body's with big,bushy ears. They also have sharp claws and a flat black nose.

They live in the Australian bush high in gumtrees.

What do koalas eat?

Koala eat only certain gum leaves and eat at night.They also do not drink.

Koalas climb trees and sleep in a fork of a tree.They sleep in the day time.

The babies ride on their mother's back. If it is a new born baby it will stay in their mother's pouch for about 1 year.