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Koalas!! by Mind Map: Koalas!!
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Koalas!!

Eating.

bamboo

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Gum leaves

eucalyptus leaves

an average male koala will eat about 500 grams of food a day

lives in...

Some parts of Australia

They are not found in western Australia

They are also not found in Tasmania - a little island found of the south coast of Australia

they live in groups and more than one group share an area

Behaviour

biting

throwing things like branches or fists.

They sleep alot so they are mostly very calm animals.

You have to be careful when you are handling a koala because they can bite or scratch

cool facts!

a typical day for a koala consists of 20% feeding time and 80% sleeping.

Less than 1% of a koalas life is finding a soul mate

Koalas have a sense for finding their way home.

Koalas are marsupials so the females can hold a baby koala - joey - in a pouch that covers their tummy area.

a koalas life span is about 10 to 12 years long

finding food

Koalas prefer leaves of a eucalyptus tree than anything else! They have there own special food trees so that they can get and eat food easily.

They have the abilty to climb trees to get food and to hide from any predators

body of a koala

they have 5 digits on each front paw

they have a pouch on their tummy

the Koala has an organ that helps them gring the eucalyptus fibers into substances easier to obsorb into thier bloodstream

the eucalyptus leaf is poisones to any other animal

height and weight

a full grown Koala can grow up to 3 feet but most adults only grow up to 2 feet

they weigh 10 to 20 pounds