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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...

May 27, 2016

THE Nature Conservation Council of NSW (NCC) has cautioned that the NSW Government's proposed Biodiversity Conservation enactment will prompt the elimination of koalas in the state's west.


The proposed changes are tipped to debilitate the local vegetation insurance law...

February 18, 2014

NEV Walker from Havelock snapped these photos of koalas drinking water at his property last week.


One of the koalas, fondly named “Charlie”, has been at the property, between Maryborough and Dunolly, for about 12 months.


“We’ve been here 26 years and we’ve had koalas c...

February 9, 2014

As the mercury climbed on Saturday, this koala was spotted on the diving board at the Panmure swimming hole.

THIS clever koala beat the crowds to the Panmure swimming hole on Saturday morning.


As temperatures around the south west began to soar, Glenda Hirth and Paul Mo...

January 24, 2014

It was hotter than a koala could bear.


After yesterday’s temperature hit 45 degrees at Garvoc, east of Warrnambool, this koala came down out of the trees seeking relief.


Tanya Wickenton said she startled the male koala on the ground about 5pm on Tuesday at her home whe...

January 20, 2014

HOT weather and a drier than usual January are taking their toll on the Northern Rivers koala population, with many suffering heat stress and dehydration.


When temperatures hit 37 degrees on Saturday, January 4, Friends of the Koala received a phone call from a Ruthven...

January 17, 2014

The extreme heat is sparking a rise in admissions at Adelaide’s only koala hospital … 12-month-old Meadow cools down with some water. Picture: Mike Burton Source: News Limited

AMORE than 20 heat-affected koalas are being treated at the Adelaide Wildlife and Koala Hospit...