Diprotodon Distribution

How Many Fingers Kolas Have

Probable relationships of koalas and their diversity through time. Each block represents a genus and the number of species is indicated in the block if greater than one. Taken from Long et al. 2002 late Pleistocene have been found north of Perth at Koala Cave near Yanchep,25 and south of the city at Mammoth Cave near Margaret River.26 Devil's Lair near Boranup has Phascolarctos fossils from the main excavation,27 with other fossils also known from Labyrinth Cave near Augusta.28 Koala fossil...

Evolution and relationships

Koalas Reproductive Organs

Our slow moving koala is a triumph of evolution, able to survive and thrive on a diet of gum leaves, not the most nutritious plants. Its solution to the problem of handling such food made the koala a success story of the Australian forests.1 The koala is the largest arboreal, or tree-climbing, mammal on the island continent of Australia. It is instantly recognisable by its short, stocky build, lack of tail, large fluffy ears and spoon-shaped nose. The koala can vary considerably in size and...