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Koalas. By Laiba, Harriet And H afsah !!! . Where Do They Live?. Koalas are native to Australia and when we think of Koalas we think of Australia. They tend to inhabit eucalypt forests which are forests full of white box trees. Why are they endangered?.

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Koalas

Koalas

By Laiba, Harriet And Hafsah !!!


Where do they live

Where Do They Live?

  • Koalas are native to Australia and when we think of Koalas we think of Australia.

  • They tend to inhabit eucalypt forests which are forests full of white box trees.


Why are they endangered

Why are they endangered?

  • There are many reasons why koalas are endangered. For one there habitats are constantly destroyed as the forests are being constantly chopped down.

  • They actually don’t have any natural predators they are being hunted by humans for their fur and to be stuffed 


How many are there left in the world

How Many Are There Left In the World?

  • There are under 100, 000 koalas left in the world.

  • There were originally 10, 000, 000!

  • In the wild there are just as few as 45, 000


Death rate

Death rate

  • Human population increase in Australia is driving koalas to extinction

  • The Australian foundation did an experiment and found out that out of 362 koalas taken into care only 92 survived , a shocking 73.5% death rate.

  • At the moment the koalas status is endangered and almost extinct


Random facts

Random facts

  • Koalas do no drink water, they rarely do, their appetite of leaves provides them with the liquid they need!!!

  • They spend almost 20 hours a day sleeping or resting !

  • They are nocturnal!

  • Their tail provides a comfortable seat when sitting on branches of trees


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http://video.nationalgeographic.co.uk/video/kids/animals-pets-kids/mammals-kids/koala-kids/


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