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Why Do Koalas Hug Trees in the Heat?
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, koalas, trees, heat, wildlife )

Cher
- 138 days ago - greenerideal.com
Everyone is accustomed to seeing a koala hugging a tree branch - in fact, some may find it hard to picture them doing anything else. But many probably ask themselves, why do koalas hug trees in the heat? You may not have known that there was a natural
Koalas Being Trampled to Death By Cows
Offbeat  (tags: studies, farmers, australia, koalas, cows, killing, controversy )

Simone
- 1069 days ago - news.com.au
KOALAS are being trampled to death by killer cows. The iconic native animals, which live in trees, are being killed or injured when territorial cows with calves at heel act in concert to circle and trample them when they go to ground to change trees.
Koalas Return to Rehabilitated Mine Sites
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Simone
- 1410 days ago - baysidebulletin.com.au
SCIENTIFIC research is suggesting that koalas are moving comfortably back into land that has been rehabilitated after mining on North Stradbroke Island.
Young Koala Hit By 15 Shotgun Pellets In Australia
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, koalas, shot, wildlife )

Cher
- 1443 days ago - myfoxny.com
A young female koala was sprayed with 15 pellets from a shotgun and is in critical condition at Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital, a minister in the Queensland state government said Saturday.
Your Morning Adorable: Koala Joey Makes Its Debut at Germany's Duisburg Zoo
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, koalas, zoos )

Cher
- 1591 days ago - latimesblogs.latimes.com
If there's one creature, other than a giant panda, that couldn't fail to be adorable if it tried, it's surely the koala. So we couldn't help but coo audibly when we first saw this little fellow, who made his public debut at Germany's Duisburg Zoo in a
Young Koala at Thailand's Chiang Mai Zoo Represents Hope for the Country's Political Reconciliation
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, politics, violence, Thailand, koalas )

Cher
- 1598 days ago - latimesblogs.latimes.com
A baby koala and a young girl are helping move Thailand toward reconciliation after the country's recent bitter political violence
Your Morning Adorable: Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, Your One-Stop Baby Koala Shop!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, koalas, zoos )

Cher
- 1627 days ago - latimesblogs.latimes.com
If there's something cuter than a baby koala, we're hard pressed to think of what it might be. (OK, maybe a baby koala is tied with a giant panda cub for the Most Adorable Animal Baby award. Even so, a baby koala is a cute home run, no?)
New Study Sheds Light on Koala Evolution
Offbeat  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, koalas, evolution, environment, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 1771 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
Most people think of koalas as cute, cuddly, lovable iconic animals. The evolutionary biologist, on the other hand, knows them as extremely specialized, endangered animals with a poorly understood evolutionary history.
Stress, Chlamydiosis Killing Australia's Koalas in Increasing Numbers
Offbeat  (tags: environment, animals, koalas, stress, suffering )

Cher
- 1845 days ago - latimesblogs.latimes.com
Koalas live in the rolling hills and flat plains where eucalyptus trees grow, because they need the leaves for both food and water. But as people move in, koalas are finding themselves with fewer trees, researchers say. The stress is bringing out a
   

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