Koala Bears

Introducing the Koala Bear

Koalas are the cutest animals that are located in Australia. Their body length is 60-85cm (24-33in) and it weighs 9-33 pounds. The leaves on the eucalypt woodland trees make up most of their diet. The koala is a stocky animal with a large head. The koala's ears have thick fur on both the inside and outside. It's curved sharp claws are well for climbing and hanging on trees.

a fluffy koala bear

Koala Bear Description

Young are called Joeys, they are fully weaned around a year old. They have fluffy ears and spooned-shaped nose. The Koalas closest relative are the wombats. Their color ranges from silver grey to chocolate brown. They are largely sedentary and sleep up to 20 hours a day and only 4 hours a day are spent in active movement. Koalas are located in the northern populations.