Length: 24-33" // Weight: 9-33 lbs
- Koalas are marsupials. When they are born, they live and nurse inside the pouch on their mom's belly.
- Koalas sleep for up to 20 hours a day.
- They only eat eucalyptus leaves and rarely drink water. They get most of the water they need from their food.
- They have a special digestive tracts that helps break down the poison from eucalyptus leaves.
- Koalas are endemic to Australia.
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Infraclass: Marsupialia Order: Diprotodontia Family: Phascolarctidae Genus: Phascolarctos Species: P. cinereus
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