Koalas are one of Australia's best known native animals, with many tourists going on holiday to Australia to catch a glimpse of a koala.
Fun koala facts.
- Koalas are nocturnal so are mainly active at night..
- Koalas have very sharp claws which help them climb high into the trees.
- Koalas have similar fingerprints to humans.
- A baby koala is called a joey and it lives in its mother’s pouch for six months and then remains with her for another six months usually riding on her back.
- When a joey is born it is only 2cm long.
- Koalas can live for 10-15 years.
- Koalas are not allowed to be kept as pets.
Use the step by step guide below to draw your own koala!