Riverbanks Zoo’s Koala Has Cance
The Riverbanks Zoo’s only male koala
is reportedly suffering from terminal cancer. The zoo officials are seeking to make the last days of the animal as comfortable and pleasant as possible. // A large node or lymphoma has been discovered on the neck of the animal, which has been developing rapidly....
Test Tube Koalas !
joeys enhance thebeauty of Australia; little wonde... artificial insemination programme.Three test-tube koala
joeys were unveiled on Monday and scientists belie... genetic management and animal welfare. Though,the koala
is not among endangered species, it is listed as v...
Koala in Biological News
Ancient DNA confirms single origin of Malagasy primates
...ls in two of the more bizarre extinct species, Palaeopropithecus and Megaladapis. The first has been likened to tree sloths and the second compared to koala
bears. Both ranged in body weights from 100 to 150 pounds, as compared to the largest living lemur, Indri indri, which weighs in at fewer than 15 to 1...
Koala in Biological Definition
..., but there is no particular dividing line: the further south an individual koala
is found, the larger and darker it is likely to be; Koalas in intermediate ...rming them subspecies (not full species); but the seamless way that local koala
populations blend one into another shows that there is substantial gene flo...