koala

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koala

a small (10 to 15 lb) bear-like, marsupial creature of the family Phascolarctidae. The baby koala is very small when born and is subsequently carried in the mother's pouch and later on her back. Called also Phascolarctos cinereus.
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In recent years, Australia has introduced a system of breeding different kinds of koala subspecies in zoos based on the belief that New South Wales koalas are nearly identical with Queensland koalas.

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