Recent Examples of koala from the Web
The Australia Zoo in Queensland has welcomed 12 baby koalas this breeding season.
The little joey is on display at the Australia Zoo’s ‘Mums and Bubs’ section alongside other koala mothers and joeys.
Combining crystals, silver, and other natural design elements like shells and wood, the pendants and necklaces take on the shape of creatures like monkeys, koalas, fishes, and more.
Then a truck came barreling down the road toward the koalas.
In one photo, a baby is dressed in a koala costume, sitting inside a prop made to look like a tree.
Those koalas found in the plantations chose trees that were closest to those forests.
For the most part, the study found little use of the plantations by the koalas.
In the movie, McConaughey plays a koala bear who runs a singing competition, while Witherspoon lends her voice to a singing pig named Rosita.
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Origin and Etymology of koala
First Known Use: 1802See Words from the same year
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Definition of koala for English Language Learners
: an Australian animal that has thick gray fur, large hairy ears, sharp claws for climbing, and no tail
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