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noun as in marsupial

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In Australia, three honeyeater bird species steal fur from koalas.

I planned to have the koala installed lower than other sculptures, because I wanted to create a visual — and almost physical — contact with the public.

While kangaroos and koalas are more well-known, researchers who study marsupials often use opossums in lab experiments, since they’re smaller and easier to care for.

Echidna Walkabout tours offer one- to three-day Koala Recovery Experience trips to habitats west of Melbourne, where participants plant eucalyptus trees and learn about the importance of koalas to the ecosystem.

Besides the impact on koalas, the WWF Australia report suggests that as many as 3 billion individual mammals, birds, reptiles and frogs died or were displaced during the crisis.

In the koala (Australian native bear), a vegetable-feeding marsupial, it is more than thrice the size of the body.

A terrible hullabaloo between a pair of Opossums up a neighbouring gum tree arrested the attention of both Dot and the Koala.

The Koala saw that Dot was proud, but as it didn't see any reason why she should be, it was not a bit afraid of her.

It then got the Koala to look into the mirror also, and said it would get an idea into its little empty head if it did.

Another pouched animal is the Koala, or Ashy Koala as it is called.


On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to koala, such as: bandicoot, euro, kangaroo, opossum, possum, and wallaby.

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