Wild Koala Day 2018 Results

Wild Koala Day 2018 Results

Wild Koala Day May 3 2018 was a huge success. Here are the results:   14 independent Wild Koala Day events Australia-wide! Events ranged from koala tree planting, to information stalls, field days and walks, weeding and charity auctions. Some events were run on the...
Tree-climbing with joey | Wild Koala Day 2018

Tree-climbing with joey | Wild Koala Day 2018

The day a koala joey leaves the pouch, they have to learn to hang on tight. Mother koala spends 99% of her day high in a tree. To get enough gum leaves to feed herself and her baby, she has to climb to the top branches of a new tree every day. She uses all her fingers...
Koala kisses in the gum-trees | Wild Koala Day

Koala kisses in the gum-trees | Wild Koala Day

Koala joey Kozo is one year old and almost ready to leave her mum, KiKi. For several weeks the pair have been sitting in the same tree, but not together. This is one of the first steps to independence for a koala joey. The bond between mother koala and joey is very...
The Bush needs Koalas

The Bush needs Koalas

Imvula is a young male koala living wild in the You Yangs, near Melbourne Australia. Some weeks back I watched him grooming high in a gum-tree – his balance is so good, he had both his hands raised in the air, one foot scratching his side and his remaining foot...
Wild Koala Day 2018: Homes For Everybody

Wild Koala Day 2018: Homes For Everybody

Koalas can live in suburbs and towns.  Koalas can live successfully near humans. Around Australia there are many examples of suburbs and towns where koalas live due to sensitive development and good town planning.  These places are also great places for people to...