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  • The Curious Sex Tales of the Koala - Wild Koala Day May 3

    Posted by Janine Duffy

    The cute face and innocent eyes of a koala hide a mischievous sprite, with one of the most interesting sex lives in the animal kingdom, worthy of a national Wild Koala Day in their honour! Here are five amazing facts, sure to raise some eyebrows! Female Koalas have 3 vaginas...

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  • Why Wild Is Best

    Posted by Janine Duffy

    Animal images are incredibly popular – our Facebook and Instagram feeds are full of baby Koalas, smiling Quokkas and contented sea turtles.   Does this popularity help wild animals in any way?  Not really, not unless the awareness is directly linked to conservation outcomes.   Take Koalas for instance – while their...

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  • Five Amazing Facts about Koala Joeys

    Posted by Janine Duffy

    1. Baby koalas are called Joeys. All marsupial babies are called joeys – kangaroos, wallabies, wombats, tasmanian devils, possums & bilbys. The meaning/origin is unknown – it’s possibly just a diminutive used at that time for any small animal. Joey as a baby marsupial was first recorded in use in...

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