Koala Facts – Interesting Facts About Koalas

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Koala Facts for Kids

Koalas only feed on eucalyptus and it eats so many leaves that it smells like eucalyptus.

Koalas live a solitary life.

Koalas store leaves in their cheeks.

Koala means ‘no water’ in aborigine language.

Koalas have a very slow metabolism.

A male kola is called a buck, a female is called a doe.

There are 600 types of eucalyptus trees, but koalas limit their diet to only a dozen of them.

Koalas easily exhaust its’ own supply. Conservationists have to move groups of koalas to areas where food is abundant.

Koalas are excellent swimmer. They can cross rivers to escape heaving flooding in the area.

Koalas do not build nests.