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Anxious Koala Just Needs a Cuddle
Offbeat  (tags: koalas, koala joey, cute, video, wildlife )

- 1346 days ago -
Orphaned koala joey needs a hug from keeper on first day in new enclosure
Bear Grilles: Koala Survives Being Hit By Car
Offbeat  (tags: koalas, wildlife, offbeat, lucky, survival )

- 1362 days ago -
A lucky koala has been dubbed "Bear Grylls" after managing to survive being hit by a car travelling at more than 60mph
Koalas on a Plane Is as Adorable as It Sounds - Video
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- 1527 days ago -
Four koalas are traveling from Australia to Singapore to spend 6 months at the Singapore Zoo in an exhibit built just for them.
Adorable Pictures of Two Young Male Koalas Snuggling Up While Sharing the Same Tree Fork
Offbeat  (tags: Koalas, tree fork, cuddles, pictures )

- 1596 days ago -
One might think it's run-of-the-mill to find AustraliaâEUR(TM)s super cute mascots cuddling each other, but experts say snuggling koalas are no ordinary sight.
An Urgent Appeal for Koala Mittens By the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) Has Proved a Huge Success Over Recent Day
Offbeat  (tags: australia, koalas, jeremy, bush fires, appeal, mittens )

- 1627 days ago -
An urgent appeal for koala mittens by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) has proved a huge success over recent days following images showing koalas with burnt paws from bushfires across parts of Australia.
Koala Chlamydia Vaccine Trial Raises Hope
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- 1699 days ago -
Chlamydia causes blindness and infertility in koalas, and can be fatal, Australian scientists say they have successfully tested a vaccine aimed at protecting wild koalas from chlamydia.
Why Do Koalas Hug Trees in the Heat?
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- 1846 days ago -
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
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- 2778 days ago -
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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- 3118 days ago -
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
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- 3152 days ago -
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 )

- 3300 days ago -
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 )

- 3307 days ago -
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 )

- 3336 days ago -
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 )

- 3480 days ago -
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 )

- 3554 days ago -
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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