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Island Koalas Too Close for Comfort - Australia


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

Chrissy
- 1929 days ago - abc.net.au
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..
Noted..
 
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