The koala, a small Australian marsupial, looks just like a toy teddy bear.
Koalas ares not really bears; they are marsupials, or pouched mammals.
Koalas are largely sedentary and sleep up to 20 hours a day.
The koala’s name is an aboriginal term meaning “no water.” He is appropriately named because the koala never drinks water in his entire life.
The koala spends almost all his time in eucalyptus trees, continually munching the tasty leaves.
Koalas smell like cough drops.
You know what koalas eat besides eucalyptus leaves? Gravel!
Australia’s furry firefighter is called “Smoky the Koala.”
The famed giant tortoises that inhabit islands in the Galapagos Archipelago and Indian Ocean are the largest of the living land turtles.