Posts tagged "koalas"

Koalas Fleeing Wildfires Need Mitten Donations!

Wildfires have been ripping through the Australian states of Victoria and South Australia, and some the blaze's most vulnerable victims are the koala bears who live in the region. Jeremy the koala, the first fire victim to arrive at the Australian Marine Wildlife Research and Rescue Organization, has become something of a poster bear for the…

By: Claire Hannum / January 8, 2015

Quick, Snuggle A Koala While You Still Can!

Frisky readers, you know I would never steer you wrong where adorable animals are concerned. And that's why I'm telling you to hop the first plane the Australia and find a koala to hug. Snuggle the shit out of that koala. It might be the last chance you ever get. We knew the koala population

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 22, 2013

Charles And Camilla Commune With The Koalas

While America was shitting its collective pants yesterday, Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall were Down Under snuggling cute baby animals. They appear to have wrapped up the marsupials in Hermes scarves, complete with eucalyptus leaves and interspecies affection. I never would have thought I would be jealous of Camilla, but that koala ki…

By: Jessica Wakeman / November 7, 2012

Your Daily Squee: A Baby Koala In A Mug

This tiny koala joey was found abandoned on the side of the road in Australia, and wasn't expected to survive due to extreme dehydration and malnutrition. At first he was so sick he even refused to feed, but he finally latched on to a bottle of formula, and now his future is looking bright. These…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / November 6, 2012

Miranda Kerr Was A Koala & 11 Other Celebs’ Past Lives

In this life, Miranda Kerr is Esquire magazine's "Sexiest Woman Alive." But in a past life, Miranda is  convinced she was a koala. Why is she so sure she was a little furry marsupial, munching eucalyptus leaves? "I like to climb. I find it very rewarding," she explained. "I don't like going down. I like…

By: The Frisky / November 1, 2012

One Direction Band Members May Have Gotten Chlamydia From A Koala

I'm sure you read the title of this post and were confused. I was too. I knew that there was a chlamydia epidemic amongst the Australian koala population after hearing the story of  Samantha who was killed by the STI a few years back. Samantha is not alone --stats say about 80 percent of the…

By: Ami Angelowicz / April 23, 2012

Chlamydia Is Killing Off All The Koalas

If you're anything like me, you dream of someday visiting Australia and hugging a koala bear. (And not having it bite your face off, cause that would be a nightmare.) Well, according to the Australian Koala Foundation, you may not get the chance—the koala population has been cut in half over the past few years,…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / November 11, 2009