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Female koala Sydney

Koala
Phascolartos cinereus / Koala

Koala
Habitat
Eucalyptus forests
Continent
Australia
Food
Eucalyptus
Gestation/breeding period
35 days
Mode of life
Solitary
Class
Mammals
Order
Diprotodontia

Key facts

60 - 80 cm
size

4 - 9 kg
weight

~ 15 years
age

How endangered are Koalas?

by IUCN (Red List of Threatened Species)

  • Not evaluated
  • Data deficient
  • Least concern
  • Near threatened
  • Koala
    Vulnerable
    Vulnerable
  • Endangered
  • Critically endangered
  • Extinct in the wild
  • Extinct

Did you know?

The koala sleeps and rests up to 20 hours a day.

Animal keeper hangouts and feeding times


(Prof. Brandes House)

daily
3:30 pm
feeding without commentary
Sleeping koala

Koala on the zoo tour

Zoo tour map




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