Koala

Koala

Koalas have dense, wooly fur that varies with geographic location and ears fringed with long, white hairs.

Koalas have dense, wooly fur that is gray to brown on top and varies with geographic location. There is white on the chin, chest, and inner side of the forelimbs. The rump is often dappled with white patches and the ears are fringed with long, white hairs.

The coat is generally shorter and lighter in the north of range.


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

 

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