How Do U Weigh A Bebeh Koala?

Well, you try to plop his little ‘Tocks next to a Koala Stuffy, or course. Now you MUST have the Speakers Up for this one. Ehn! Ehn!


(Squid.)

‘Ow Bout A Nom, Sheila?

This Kurious Koala wants some eucalyptus leaves. He’ll take a nom on that hand, too. (Biting the hand that feeds you?)


Alicia A. sent that in and adds, “This koala nommed on my hand today and I’m totally okay with it! I found this wild koala snacking on some dud looking gum leaves, so I got a whole bunch of fresh yummy looking leaves from a healthy tree and presented it to the ‘obviously’ hungry koala. Koalas have real blunt teeth- it felt like my skin was being squashed in between two coffee mugs! This video was taken on a local reserve / playground area in my suburb Greenhill (near Adelaide) South Australia.”

Destination: Rottnest Island!

SONY DSCI’ve never met Quinn C. in person, but I’m sure he’s a fine fellow. Why? BECAUSE HE DID THIS.

“These photos were recently taken on a trip to Western Australia. I was there on business, but your Quokka posts inspired me to take an excursion to Rottnest Island. Being surrounded by these friendly, furry, little fellas: priceless.”

“P.S. While you’re there have a look around at my album of other furry and feathered friend photos (below) – they’re all indicative of the fauna present on this island country, and all humbly at your disposal. I’m especially proud of the Baby Wallaby because, you know….baby wallaby.

More Koalas? Sure, NO Problem!

Hope you saw yesterday afternoon’s story about Lizzy The Koala and her little one Phantom- if not, here’s a Helpful Link. And while you’re here, why not check out the latest little Furball addition at Taronga Zoo in Sydney!

You’ll Be OK, Ma!

11406724_921600117882752_6284647583619642630_o*UPDATED 2:41pm PT: MANY Cuteporters sent this one in. It seems Lizzy The Koala Mom got injured (sad story alert here) but is OK now! While she was being treated, her bebeh Phantom (above) decided to stay with Ma the entire time!

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Quoting CourierMail.com.au, “The Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital on the Sunshine Coast has treated 58,000 native animals in its 11-year history, with average koala treatment ranging between $1500 and $5000.”

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Here’s where you can donate to ’em.

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~Le Creditos~

* Second photo from io9.com via Ross.
* Third and fourth photos from Daily Mail via Arne.)

Say, Em, Er, Mate?

daily-picdump-1369-14{…you wouldn’t mind if I used yer head as a….headrest, would ya? Just for a spell? Thanks, you’re a pal.] (Daily Picks & Flicks.)

Anything Goes Down Undah

You’ve got your Wombats, Traffic Roos, Flying Foxes, Bebeh Goatsters named after tennis greats, your fun-loving Quokkas of course…AND KOALAS DRIVING LAND ROVERS.

You better run, you better take cover.

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More Awesome Sauce from Arne.

Useless Pointless Cuteness

Pug Washes Your Monitor: Here, let me get that for you… Wait, now this bit’s smeared over here… Oh, and now there’s some drool over here… Dang, this is harder than I thought… (Requires Flash)

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Cat Bounce: Pick ’em up, watch ’em bounce! Hours of amusement! Guaranteed to break the ice at parties! (Requires Flash)

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Koalas to the Max: Use your mouse to divide the circles until you see a picture of a koala. This is the most work you will ever do to see a picture of a koala.

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Found via The Useless Web.

It’s The Weekend: What Do Ya Wanna Do?

6a010535647bf3970b01bb07e11c54970d-800wiHolly: U wanna hang on this tree and eat eucalyptus?
Bai’yali’: That sounds like the PLAN.
Holly: We did that last weekend, though.
Bai’yali’: And your point is….?

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Holly is one and Bai’yali’ is 15 months old- they live at Taronga Zoo in NSW, Australia. No, we don’t know which is which- they’re not wearing their little Koala football jerseys.

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Quoting the ZooBorns article, the pair “recently moved into a “Koala Crèche,”….

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“…designed to replicate Koala behaviors in the wild. From 12 months onwards, Koala joeys leave their mothers to find their own home ranges.”

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Thanks to Maureen P.

The Koalas Need YOUR Help!

Fires in Victoria and South Australia have left some Koalas with burned paws! International Fund for Animal Welfare/Australia (IFAW) has launched an appeal for mittens to be made for the furballs, some of which have burned paws due to the fires. :(. The mittens need to be 4.9″ wide, and 5.9″ tall.

Send to: IFAW, 6 Belmore Street–Surry Hills–Sydney NSW 2010. Phone: +61 2 9288 4900, and 1 800 00 IFAW. Questions? Send ’em an email!

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The material needs to be 100% cotton. Click the image below to get a larger size you can print.

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Here’s a little guy getting a cool drink last week.

Images from Mail Online.

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