A koala bear has a short chubby body covered with gray fur, a round head, large hairy ears, a large nose and small dark eyes. Although they resemble teddy bears, they are actually not "bears" at all but marsupials.
The natural predators of the koala include dingoes, owls, eagles and pythons. However, according to the Australian Koala Foundation, these predators have little impact on wild populations, even though they prey on juveni...
Koalas are native to Eastern Australia where their favorite food, leaves from the Eucalyptus tree, are most common. Although koalas are often referred to as "koala bears," they aren't actually bears at all. Rather, they ...
Although they are not normally dangerous, koalas do occasionally fight back when cornered or threatened. Their sharp teeth and claws can cause significant injuries to humans or other animals.
Koalas eat leaves, with eucalyptus being the most prominent staple in their diet. Koalas have very strong jaws, allowing them to chew tough, fibrous leaves. Eucalyptus leaves are very low in nutrition, and they contain a...
Despite the common misconception, a koala bear does not get a high from consuming eucalyptus leaves. People have speculated that koala bears sleep for so many hours because of intoxication from their diet consisting enti...
An evil koala, more commonly known as a "drop bear," is a fictitious Australian marsupial. They are said to be large, vicious and carnivorous animals that drop down from trees to attack their prey from above.