Koalas are an iconic Australian symbol and are not bears. They are solitary animals and largely nocturnal.
During the breeding season, the loud call of the male can be heard at a distance of almost a kilometer away. Otherwise, they are usually not noisy animals.
The young ones are called ‘cubs’ or ‘joeys’. The gestation period is 35 days. Baby koalas are born blind and drink milk from the mother. Only one cub is born at a time and carried in the mother’s pouch for 5 months.
Are partially arboreal marsupials with long thick tails, pointed snout and long fox-like tapering ears belonging to the order Diprotodontia.
Are macropods or marsupials that are not large enough to be considered kangaroos.
Are the largest living land animals that are now found in the world
Are burrowing nocturnal animals, belonging to the suborder Vermilingua.
Are part of the equidae family that includes donkeys and horses.
Are muscular burrowing marsupials with a short tail, backward facing pouch and four short legs.
Are gastropods, which literally means ‘belly foot animals’.
Are ‘prosimians’ or ‘pre-primates’ that translates roughly as ‘before monkeys’
Are small arboreal mammals related to weasels, skunks and raccoons and belonging to the Ailuridae family.