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This is one of the first glimpses we have had of our new baby koala! He’s now about 6 months old, and has only started coming out of the pouch in the last 2 weeks.
Here’s a question for you. What are the issues and complexities involved in keeping and feeding Koalas on a daily basis at Melbourne Zoo and Healesville Sanctuary? Let us know what you think is involved in keeping Koalas in captivity.
Healesville Sanctuary’s Australian Wildlife Health Centre regularly looks after injured, rescued and local wildlife. Last year they treated over 2,000 sick or injured local Australian animals, everything from frogs and turtles to birds of prey. Emily the baby Koala was recently nursed back to health as this video explains… VIDEO: Orphan Emily Have you ever […]
Koalas are an Australian icon and although they are NOT the smallest of the bear family – they do look pretty cuddly! Koalas are marsupials which means that the young are born the size of tiny jellybeans and then grow up in their mothers pouch. At Melbourne Zoo we have a young koala named Karri who […]