Koalas are marsupials and solitary creatures, spending most of their days comfortably lounging in trees. They usually spend between 18 and 22 hours, or about 75 percent of the day, sleeping. The extended naps help koalas conserve energy, which they need t
Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s Aussie Walkthrough exhibit is flourishing with another joey emerging from the pouch. Keepers have been observing Koala mother Lilli Pilli and her joey starting to come down from the treetops to the platform more often for.
Thackery, a Queensland Koala, sits on top of his mother Orana at the San Diego Zoo. The joey was born at the zoo's Koala Colony last year, which is currently being renovated. The zoo has created a temporary home for three koalas and two joeys.