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That may have been the cutest video on the whole of the internet! Little Tinkerbell was being fed after being rescued from the Koala Hospital in Port Macquerie, New South Wales.
The Koala Hospital in Port Macquarie, Australia, is the world’s first hospital dedicated solely to the care and preservation of koalas. The Hospital has a [...]
Posted: July 16th, 2010 under Koala Hospital (Port Macquerie), Port Macquerie, conservation, joey, koala.
Tags: feeding a baby koala, feeding a joey, joey, Koala conservation, Koala Hospital, koala joey, Port Macquerie, saving a joey, Tinkerbell
Yummy Tummy Koalas, originally uploaded by Landor Sydney.
We stumbled upon a great site packed with free koala games you can play online… Boowa & Kwala… it literally has hundreds of different games in a dozen or so categories. Coloring pages, find-the-difference games, stories, songs… you name it! Check it out!
Koalas and kangaroos are two of the favorite things to see when visiting Australia. These two animals are like mascots for the great down under. Many people have written about how the koala and kangaroo are different but let’s examine how the koala and kangaroo are similar.
Koalas and kangaroos both live in Australia.
Koalas and kangaroos [...]
Posted: August 26th, 2009 under Interesting Fact, joey, kangaroo, koala.
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Koala Bear, originally uploaded by cewoldt.
BULLDOZERS rolled in to some of the last remaining koala habitats on the South Coast yesterday, marking the start of what police fear could be a divisive logging operation.
After reading yesterday that we made up some ground in this fight for suitable habitat areas with the 1200 fodder tree [...]
Koalas are often called “koala bears” – this is not correct. The Koala is not a bear but a marsupial. The closest relative of koala is a wombat, which also has cute and cuddly appearance, but it’s never called a “wombat bear”
The word “koala” comes from the Dharuk word gula. Closely related words appear in other Australian Aboriginal languages, including:
In the Blue Mountains of New South Wales, Aborigines called Koalas by the word Cullawines
Near Sydney, Aborigines called Koalas by the word Koolahs
In the Murray Region, Aborigines called Koalas by the word Karbors
Other Aboriginal names for Koalas [...]
The koala, like the kangaroo, has a pouch that is in the front. However, unlike the kangaroo, its opening is oriented to the rear. This is usually found in burrow and aquatic dwelling animals, such as the wombat, as opposed to arboreal (lives in trees) animals, such as the koala.
So how does this type of [...]
Posted: September 29th, 2008 under Interesting Fact, evolution, koala, pouch.
Tags: coprophagy, eating feces, eucalyptus trees, evolution, joeys, koala, pap, pouch, pouch 6, rear-oriented pouch opening
Koalas use a range of sounds to communicate with one another over relatively large distances.
There is a deep grunting bellow which the male uses to signify its social and physical position. Males save fighting energy by bellowing their dominance and they also bellow to allow other animals to accurately locate the position of the caller.
Conservationists take Federal Environment Minister of Australia, Peter Garrett, to task on his campaign promises of ensuring the koala would be protected through legislation. As with many politicians it would seem, so far, Mr. Garrett is all talk and no action. There has been no new legisilation presented or adopted to protect the koala since [...]
Posted: September 27th, 2008 under Australian Koala Foundation, Federal Environment Minister, News, Peter Garrett, conservation, koala.
Tags: Australian Koala Foundation, campaign, conservation, koalas, legislation, marsupial, Peter Garrett