Alert Cuteporter Brinke G. has alerted us to a ZooBorns report on the freshly-borned baby koalas over at Australia’s Dreamworld park. Eleven joeys just joined the conservation project—and this lil’ guy just tipped the scales to OVERLOAD.


  1. awwww… look at those ears. hehe!

  2. Chinchillazilla says:

    Ahhh look at his little claws!

  3. bob drummond says:

    Yeah, those are some claws on that baby- OUCH !!!

  4. so cuuuuuute… except its a koala, not a joey

  5. One Eyed Daruma says:

    Baby koalas are also called joeys…

  6. I did not know this.

    And I love your nom de screen!

  7. Miss Tara says:

    Awwww, look at the BEF!

  8. I’m so lolling at these first three comments, I can imagine you guys just screaming (squeeaming?) over each other – “lookatthoseears!!” – “no, lookattheclaws!!!” – “no, lookattheBEF!!!!”

  9. And I was all, “THE NOSE!!”

  10. Miss Tara says:

    Wouldn’t scream (loudly) at a koala-ling. Might frighten him.

  11. wut @ hovertext
    am i missing a pun?

  12. Theresa says:

    Oh my STINKIN’ GOSH! Too stinkin’ cute! >splode<

  13. I hear you on that hovertext. I can forgive the zookeeper, but yikes. And I thought human baby nails were treacherous!

  14. I laughed my diet coke right out my nose at the hovertext. So funny . . . and at the same time, so true.

  15. ashagato says:

    i totally snorfed too! high-larious meg, as per usual….

  16. Super adorable!! I’ve never seen a bebeh koala before. Love those ears!

  17. Tiberia says:

    Baby koalas are called joeys? I thought that was baby ‘roos….

  18. Theresa says:

    Baby marsupials.

  19. I learn so much from this website. Now I know the correct term for a baby marsupial.

    This here joey is adorable!

  20. Mary (the first) says:

    ok, hold the phone. Do you mean baby ‘possums are also “joey”?

  21. Sigh, I need koala ears.
    For all of those mourning the news in Norway, take two koala ears and call me in the morning, but first, donate to the Norwegian Red Cross:

  22. round eer morsels. munch.

  23. 2ScoopsRice says:

    I am enamored wiff the behbeh’s ear floofage! And look at those peepers! And koala schnozolla is totally saying, “JUST BOOP IT!”

  24. Ali-Baba says:

    *looks at cupped hands, sees no koala bebeh, pouts*

    The ear fuzz keeeels me!

  25. 2ScoopsRice says:

    [pouts in unison] “I have been deprived of sheer koala kyootness…I no haz behbeh marsupial in hands either!” :(

  26. The nose! What a sweet kissable little critter. I would like my very own personal handful of koalas now, please.

  27. flutterby says:

    Kyooot Babeh Koala!!! Knocked out cold from teh kyootness *thud*

  28. I’ll have a small cup of of joe, please. Kaythanxbai

  29. victoreia says:

    You mean, “cup of joey”, right?

  30. Theresa says:

    PS: BEEP!

  31. Joey? How YOU doin’?

  32. You’re such a good Friend for asking! ;-)

  33. This Joey can pick me up anytime he wants!

  34. I hope that he grows into that beepable nose!

  35. chanpon says:

    Aww, who ever thought Jimmy Durante was so cute as a baby?

  36. tracylee says:

    hot cha cha cha cha!

  37. People, you should skip over to ZooBorns to see the rest of the pix. They’ll make you squee for sure. I meant to jack a thread days ago, telling everybody about these adorable nippers, but I forgot–cuteness had wiped out my brain.

  38. Theresa says:

    Oh yes, espesh the ones of the mamas with their babies.

  39. I think the behbehs look awfully disapproving.

  40. That is about the sweetest little thing I’ve ever seen. *ded*

  41. Theresa says:

    PS Fird Birfle, where have you been?

  42. This koala goes to 11!

  43. So cute til they grow up, start screaming and grunting and try to rip your face off.

  44. Until today, I was not aware of the fact that Koalas had pouches! O_O

  45. It’s dangerous to go alone! Take this!

  46. earlybird1 says:

    Awww, look how wide-eyed (and eared) and alert he is! Not me (dives back into coffee cup).

  47. How you doin’, Joey?

  48. puffy21 says:


  49. kiragirl says:

    fuzzy ears

  50. Shannon says:

    This one better be in the 2012 page-a-day calendar!

  51. Christy says:

    The eyes! OMG!

  52. KoalaBoy says:

    The hovertext could have been in better taste, really. Not nice to offend people. :-/


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