Koala

Koala

Because of their low-quality diet, koalas conserve energy by their relatively sedentary behavior, moving slowly and sleeping up to 18 hours a day.

Because of their low-quality diet, koalas conserve energy by their relatively sedentary behavior. They are slow-moving and sleep up to 18 hours a day.

Because koalas are extremely slow-moving animals, they are relatively defenseless.


Image | ©️ Nathan Rupert, Some Rights Reserved, (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)
Sources | (Dubuc & Eckroad, 1999; MacDonald, 1995)

 

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