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Just Want to be Cool

When watching a koala one might be persuaded to believe they are the most relaxed animal on earth. If not sleeping or eating gum leaves, you can usually find them stretched out and licking their arms as if they hadn’t a care in the world. It makes you almost yawn thinking about it. But before [...]

Band of drunken koalas?

Interesting fact for the day:
“There is a myth that koalas sleep a lot because they ‘get drunk’ on gumleaves. Fortunately, this is not correct! Most of their time is spent sleeping because it requires a lot of energy to digest their toxic, fibrous, low-nutrition diet and sleeping is the best way to conserve energy.” Source [...]