"Because they live in the same tree of course," said the koala.
The Brisbane savant obtained the worm from a koala (Phascolarctos cinereus).
The koala saw that Dot was proud, but as it didn't see any reason why she should be, it was not a bit afraid of her.
The koala was evidently very pleased with this accomplishment.
Its fur is difficult to manipulate, as it will not lie flat, so the koala should have been left in peace.
She forgot all about the koala, and rushed forward to meet it.
The koala is a very gentle animal, and even when it is captured it seldom attempts to scratch or bite.
Examples of this condition are furnished by the cetaceans, several rodents, the llama and dromedary and the koala (Phascolarctos).
"Now you make my head feel empty again," said the koala, plaintively.
Mr. Aflalo remarks of it that though provided with a prehensile tail, it is little better as a climber than the tailless koala.
Australian marsupial, 1808, from the Aboriginal name of the animal, variously given as koola, kulla, kula.