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Island Koalas Too Close for Comfort - Australia

Animals  (tags: australia, koala, koalas, kangaroo island, french island, extinction, endangered )

- 3275 days ago -
Despite being plentiful in number, Australia's two largest populations of koalas are so heavily inbred, they risk instant extinction, say researchers. A recent study of koala populations on Kangaroo Island, off the coast of South Australia, and French Is

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MARY D (158)
Friday June 5, 2009, 9:51 am
Inbreeding is not good. I hope they can help them.

. (0)
Friday June 5, 2009, 6:23 pm
i love koala bears

sue M (184)
Friday June 5, 2009, 7:58 pm
Well, lets see if you only take 3 and years later there are over 20,000 I would call that good inbreeding. Duh!
There needs to be a much thought out plan when creatures are n the verge of extinction. Not this 'lets take 3" with no foresight as to survival methods. Any creature will multiply when faced with extinction, even humans.
Thanks Chrissy.

Dee C (23)
Saturday June 6, 2009, 1:29 am
Thanks Chrissy..Hope they can stop it and begin a better plan..
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