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  • How many trees does a koala need?
    How many gum trees do koalas need to survive? The answer depends on the location. In fertile, wet, coastal Queensland and New South Wales koalas might only...
  • Koalas & fires 2019: What can you do?
    At this moment Australia is in a catastrophic fire emergency. Unprecedented bushfires are burning along the coast and ranges of New South Wales and...
  • Process and Terms of Reference: You Yangs Master Plan
    Parks Victoria (PV) are currently in the process of creating a “Master Plan and Business Case for future Government investment in the You Yangs and Serendip...
  • 3 generations of a Koala Dynasty, in one day!
    3 generations of one koala family: Grandmother, her daughter, her granddaughter and grandson were all found on the same day, in the same area of the You...
  • Koala mother scratches her back while joey hangs on
    Koala joeys ride on their mother's backs for months, but what happens when mother wants to scratch where joey is? Some pics of wild mother koala Mara and joey...
  • Koala population decline in the You Yangs, Victoria
    Awful, but hopeful. In preparation for our first Koalas & Tree Planting community event on November 15, 2018 I felt that a graph would best show the...
  • Koalas need farmers
    Public meeting 15 November 2018. Koalas can’t rely on national parks anymore. Koalas need farms, and farmers. Koala Clancy Foundation organise targeted koala...
  • How male koalas avoid fighting
    Are male koalas fighters or not? Over 26 years of wild koala research we have rarely seen male koalas fight. We believe that male koalas avoid fighting by...
  • Male koala walking and scent-marking trees
    This post shows a 3 year old young, sub-dominant male during breeding season, walking through an area and scent-marking a tree. It explains how koalas use...
  • Do Koalas drink?
    Koalas do drink, but they do it in a tree. When it rains, koalas lick the raindrops as they run down the trunks of gum-trees.