On Wednesday, Australian scientists say they successfully tested a vaccine against chlamydia in wild koalas — and they believe this may be a breakthrough in combating the deadly disease ravaging these native marsupials.
Koalas –– Australia's living teddy bear –– has been listed as as vulnerable on the national list of threatened species, making efforts to ensure the much-loved koala is protected for future generations.
Australia's Koala population that experts guesstimate is between 43, 000 and 300,000 is dropping, with road deaths the second highest cause, and lawmakers urged building tunnels and lowering speed limits to protect the country's favorite marsupials.
As modern-day Australian koala bears face extinction from an AIDS-like retrovirus, scientists discover that retrovirus families and varieties have been operating among mammalian populations for 100 million years.
The Australianization of the world continues as our brave bears face the inscrutable Chinese girl band. The world’s only twin koalas have arrived. Impeccably dressed in a grey sports ensemble, one of the twin koalas terrorizes the citzenry.