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 homes, hospitals, lower socio-economic groups on occasion. Original Story Link: http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/newslocal/blacktown-advocate/featherdale-reaches-out-to-the-wider-community/news-story/256491de90211
We went behind the scenes with "Wildlife" Al Mucci at Dreamworld to meet a few Koalas and to learn a little bit about Koala husbandry and a little about the fascinating animal that is the Koala. #video #koalazoo
Three koalas arrived at Pairi Daiza on Saturday morning, the Zoo announced in a press release. Their arrival, which was initially planned on the 24th of March, was delayed due to the Brussels and Zaventem attacks.
The three marsupials arrived at the Zoo at 7.40 am on Saturday morning. They came from Brisbane, after a journey of 16,000 km. The females, Carina, Coco and Zelda, “are doing really well, and settling into their new surroundings”.
They will be kept in quarantine
Image courtesy of Koalafornia Dreamin' Koala Cam So, you've had a rough day. And you know that watching the news of the world is going to eat dog biscuits. You just need a rest. Thankfully, there are places to go in order to relax and just find some peace. I give you Koala Cam at San Diego Zoo. If you're lucky, you'll get to watch koalas watching the world go by. It's surprisingly calming. Sometimes the best things in life really are free. Source: http://www.sandiegozoo.org/
By Susan Shelley, LA Daily News Image courtesy LA Zoo A 14-year-old koala named Killarney of the Los Angeles Zoo has met an untimely demise after a suspected encounter with a wild mountain lion known as 'P-22' wandered through her enclosure. To read the complete article, click here. #news #international #koalazoo
Meet Yabbra, at the time of posting, one of only two Koalas in the UK housed at Edinburgh Zoo. Like most Koalas he can sleep for around 22 hours in a single day. But when he’s awake he literally likes to run the halls!His unusual name is, perhaps unexpectedly, of Aborigine origin, meaning “the fugitive” back in Australia. That little moniker came about because of his boisterous nature as a nipper, leaping out of his mother’s pouch when he was a little ‘un. Yabbra and his koal
Dr Stephen Johnston gave an impassioned presentation at the 2013 ZAAQ Conference hosted by Australia Zoo illustrating ways zoos, researchers and wildlife workers can save the koala in a collective community effort. The role of Queensland wildlife parks in the fine scale genetic management of captive and fragmented koala populations – Stephen Johnston, A Mucci, W Ellis, M Pyne and J Seddon. You can see more photos from the conference below. #community #conservation #koalaresea
SHE was the grand lady of the gum trees in Port Macquarie’s central business district and was no stranger to mischief. Last week, Port Macquarie Koala Hospital’s cheekiest girl succumbed to old age, but her legendary presence and ability to evade injury or death while on one of her adventures will be among the fond memories of those who knew her as Garage Girl. At 20 years of age, Garage Girl was one of the region’s oldest koalas and a popular visitor to the treetops at St Th
Keeper Lindsay King fills the water container for one of the enclosure's inhabitants in 2013. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times) SAN DIEGO — A male koala, thought to be in the grip of spring fever, escaped from the koala enclosure at the San Diego Zoo on Tuesday and scampered to a tree several dozen yards away. The koala was discovered missing about 9 a.m. and was soon found in a nearby tree. By midafternoon, the 2-year-old koala named Mundu, who was born at the zoo, was still