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September 19, 2017
No where to left to climb. Nothing left to eat.
In yet another 'too little, too late' move, the Queensland Government has sought to save a few koalas from certain death rather than preserve their habitat and celebrate their continued viability in one of the last remaini...
July 2, 2017
Here's something you don't hear about every day: a dog and a koala trapped together in a mine shaft.
It took more than an hour to rescue the koala. The dog was saved first, and in relatively short order.
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April 28, 2017
Photo: A resident up close and personal with a Koala
If you're at St Hedwig's Village, the simple solution is to wait for your friendly Wildlife Park to come to you.
Featherdale Wildlife Park, as part of their Community Outreach Program, take their koalas to nursing home...
April 9, 2017
VIDEO: Unfamiliar Surrounds - A Koala Takes a Drink From A Pond
Koalas are known to spend most of their time in the relative safety of eucalyptus trees.
The koalas of Gunnedah in New South Wales have taken to leaving their trees and drinking from artificial watering stat...
December 22, 2016
The Australian Koala Foundation is deeply concerned about the future of Australia's Koalas in the wild in south east Queensland.
Issues facing Koalas in the wild in south-east Queensland:
attacks by dogs and cats
their habitat is cleared to make way for houses a...
July 28, 2016
A recent study published in the journal Wildlife Research has discovered that Koalas are smarter than the average bear.
The study was implemented to test the effectiveness newly installed wildlife crossings specially installed by the Queensland Government between 2010 a...
June 30, 2016
Bridie Schultz, PhD student at UQ School of Agriculture And Food Sciences has found that it is possible to store viable koala sperm at 5°C for up to 45 days after collection.
“Being able to store semen longer will benefit many important koala management projects, such a...
A koala has had to be put down due to a recent dog attack in Brisbane's northern suburbs.
The RSPCA are urging dog owners to keep their pets indoors at night time, particularly if they are in or near koala inhabited areas.
Image Source: Queensland Times
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June 16, 2016
Cheyne Flanagan has been recently quoted by AFP that Koalas are facing 'death by 1000 cuts' through habitat loss brought about by urban development.
Cheyn Flanagan is clinical director at the Koala Hospital in Port Macquarie.
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