Test Tube Koalas !
Koala joeys enhance thebeauty of Australia; little wonder then, that the University of Queensland, Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service, //Dreamworld, Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, David Fleay's Wildlife Park and the Zoological Society of London have come together for a very interesting project. T...
Viruses for a healthy pregnancy
...he host genome it is usually inactivated by mutation or silencing so it does not express any proteins. An epidemic of neoplastic disease in Australian koalas
is giving researchers the rare opportunity to study this process.
Recent work has provided some tantalizing evidence supporting the roles of HERVs ...
Riverbanks Zoo’s Koala Has Cance
... public viewing, even though it will be allowed to mate with the two female koalas
in the zoo.
Treatments like chemotherapy which are used on human bei...not reported to be responsible for the animal’s condition. The life span of koalas
is only 10 years. The zoo has two females of the species. It is not yet cle...
Koalas in Biological News
Urban myth disproved: Fingerprints do not improve grip friction
...ct that we touch, but what are fingerprints really for? According to Roland Ennos, from the University of Manchester, other primates and tree-climbing koalas
have fingerprints and some South American monkeys have ridged pads on their tree-gripping tails, so everyone presumed that fingerprints are there to h...
Koalas in Biological Definition
...en them is seamless and gradual. For example, the koalas
of northern Australia are clearly smaller and lig...s found, the larger and darker it is likely to be; koalas
in intermediate regions are intermediate in weight...s are common, as are crossbreeds. The variation in koalas
is clinal (a smooth transition from north to south...