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Oldest Koala in North America Celebrates, Sleepily, Her 18th Birthday
Offbeat  (tags: BIRTHDAY, koala )

- 1234 days ago -
Midgee, like most teenagers, sleeps well into the afternoon and is a frustratingly picky eater. But at 18, she is unique as the oldest living koala IN North America.
VIDEO: Rescued Koala Named Polly Comes When She's Called
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, interesting, koala )

- 1295 days ago -
A young koala being nursed back to health by rescuers in Australia has learned to respond to her name and climb on her caretaker.
Can I Come in? The Adorable Moment a Koala Walks Right Up to the Door and Tries to Enter a Couple's Holiday Home
Offbeat  (tags: koala, australia, cute, holiday, home )

- 1369 days ago -
A couple of holidaymakers have had a surprise visitor when a koala walked right up to their seaside holiday cabin and appeared to try to enter the dwelling.
Australian Koala 'Bear Grylls' Survives High Speed Car Impact
Offbeat  (tags: koala, accident )

- 1394 days ago -
A lucky koala has been nicknamed "Bear Grylls" after sustaining just a few scratches in a high speed collision with a car at night in southern Australia, the driver and wildlife rescuers said Thursday.
But How Will He Reach the Pedals? Aussie Teenager Finds Cheeky Koala Ready to Take Off in the Front Seat of a Car
Offbeat  (tags: Koala, car, pedals, steering wheel, drive, Aussie )

- 1606 days ago -
An Aussie schoolboy has been astonished to discover a koala 'trying to steal' his car, sitting happily in the front of the vehicle with his four little paws gripping the steering wheel.
Heartbroken Koala Looks Over Remnants Of Burnt Home
Offbeat  (tags: lost home, devastating, wildfire, koala )

- 1627 days ago -
It's often easy to overlook the environmental impact of natural disasters when property is destroyed and people lose their lives. But for thousands of animals, a vast wildfire can destroy not only their homes, but their entire world.
Jeremy the Koala Recovering After Burning All Four of His Paws Trying to Escape the Devastating SA Bushfires
Offbeat  (tags: Jeremy, koala, southern Australia, bush fires, burned, paws )

- 1654 days ago -
A young koala is in recovery after suffering second-degree partial thickness burns on all four of his paws from the devastating bushfires in South Australia.
Video Incredible Moment Firefighters Perform Mouth-to-Mouth CPR on a Koala
Offbeat  (tags: koala, firefighters, mouth-to-mouth resurection, cpr, animals, bizarre, humans, off-beat, society, wildlife )

- 1792 days ago -
Chances are you've had to learn about CPR or mouth-to-mouth resuscitation during a work orientation or health class. But did you ever think you'd need to practice it on a koala?
Koala Named Timberwolf After Queensland Car Ride
Offbeat  (tags: Animal, Koala, Car, Queensland, Australia )

- 1817 days ago -
A koala in Australia has had a lucky escape surviving a 54.5 mile (88km) ride clinging to the bottom of a car.
Port Macquarie's Grand Dame of the Gum Trees Dies
Offbeat  (tags: Australia, koala, Garage Girl, animals, obituary, Port Macquarie, Port Macquarie Koala Hospital )

- 1968 days ago -
Obit of a koala At 20 years of age, Garage Girl was one of the region's oldest koalas and a popular visitor to the treetops at St Thomas' Church, the fire station and court house
Your Morning Adorable: Ticklish Koala Flicks Its Ears
Offbeat  (tags: koala, featherdale wildlife park, australia, ticklish, ears )

- 3416 days ago -
We are so crazy about YouTube user cleelun's video of her encounter with a ticklish koala that we don't even know what to do with ourselves. This young koala is a resident of the Featherdale Wildlife Park in Sydney, Australia. Like others of its

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