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  • Firefighter koala CPR: Aussie firefighters go mouth-to-koala in dramatic rescue
    Firefighter koala CPR: Aussie firefighters go mouth-to-koala in dramatic rescue
    Firefighters in Australia teamed up with wildlife officials to rescue an unresponsive koala using CPR. The koala, struck by a car and injured, climbed a nearby tree. After dropping the koala from its perch, a wildlife rescuer gave the little...
  • Roger Federer holds a koala named Tinkerbell.
    Roger Federer gets some koala love before Brisbane International
    Australia seems to agree with Roger Federer. He is looking quite relaxed as he has been doing some sightseeing with his family since arriving in the Land Down Under. According to ATP World Tour on Dec. 29, the world number six player has been...
  • This is a koala at Cape Otway.
    New vocal organ found in male koalas
    Benjamin Charlton of the University of Sussex reported the discovery of an additional vocalization organ in male koalas that accounts for the depth of male koala’s vocal range despite the relative size of the animal in the Dec. 2, 2013,...
  • Travel to Australia without leaving the US
    Travel to Australia without leaving the US
    The San Diego Zoo, located in Balboa Park, San Diego, California, is home toover 3,700 animals of more than 650 species and subspecies. Their innovative open-air design allows animals to experience as close to their native habitat as can be...
  • A koala climbing up a tree, Great Otway National Park, Victoria, Australia
    New koala ancestor fossil revealed
    The fossil of a new species of koala was presented by Karen Black, a University of New South Wales paleontologist who led the research, in the May 28, 2013, issue of the Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology.The new species was named Litokoala...
  • A species relies on genetic diversity to survive and low diversity usually indicates that there has been inbreeding due to a decrease in population size.
    Koala’s low genetic diversity has ancient roots
    New research published in the open access journal BMC Genetics on October 23, 2012, indicates the low genetic diversity found in present day koala (Phascolarctos cinereus) has a much earlier cause than recent human behaviors could have...
  • Nature
    Koala is in danger in Australia
    Did you know that the Australian government has added koala to its list of threatened species? This is according to recent news coverage due to habitat loss. This beloved Australian icon is the focus of Nature's Cracking the Koala Code,...
  • One-Direction-Auckland
    One Direction charms New Zealand; Liam Payne describes himself as a lover
    One Direction has taken Down Under by storm, with sold-tour tours in Australia and New Zealand.One Direction came in third place on "The X Factor" U.K. in 2010. Since then, the group has had No. 1 hits in several countries.While in...
  • Baby Koalas Milo and Thackery Underwent Their First Medical Exam at the San Diego Zoo
    Baby Koalas Milo and Thackery undergo first medical exam in San Diego
    San Diego, Calif. - Two baby koalas – Milo and Thackery – underwent their first routine medical examination at the San Diego Zoo this week, completing the procedure with a clean bill of health.The babies, born in 2011, were given blood...
  • YouTube Spotlight: Accidents koala
    YouTube Spotlight: Accidents koala (people destroying their cars)
    YouTube Spotlight: Accidents koala (people destroying their cars)To view VIDEO, click on the video IMAGE on your leftCRAVE MORE? YouTube Spotlight VideosDarrell Lum is passionate about YouTube. He scours YouTube for off beat, unique, bizarre,...