Koala

Koalas from the southern end of the range are generally larger in size than their northern counterparts and have coats that are generally longer and darker.

Koalas from the southern end of the range are generally larger in size than their northern counterparts and have coats that are generally longer and darker.

In the south, males have an average head-body length of 78 centimeters and an average weight of 11.8 kilograms, while females have an average head-body length of 72 centimeters and an average weight of 7.9 kilograms. In the north, males average 6.5 kilograms and females 5.1 kilograms.


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

 

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