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Koalas are some of the most adorable marsupials on earth. At the end of the prezi there is a cute activity.

Takya Gray

on 3 September 2014

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Transcript of Koalas

Koalas are vertebrates, which means that they have a spine or backbone
Are Koalas invertebrates or vertebrates?
The levels of classification for Koalas are as follows:
Koala Classifications
Koalas have soft, thick skin that is white on their stomachs and gray everywhere else.
They have large noses and round ears.
They mainly live in Eucalypt forests.
Appearance and Habitat of Koalas
Koalas have rough skin on their paws to help them climb trees.
They have sharp claws to help them stay in trees while sleeping.
They sleep for 16-18 hours a day due to low metabolism.
Their Body structure is similar to that of a dog.
Special Adaptations and Body Structure
Koalas are endothermic, which means that they are capable of generating their own body heat.
Are Koalas endothermic or ectothermic?
Koalas recieve food by eating eucalyptus leaves.
They recieve oxygen from breathing through their mouths and noses like humans.
How do Koalas maintain food and oxygen
Koalas move by climbing through trees on all four of their feet.
They reproduce sexually and their children are born alive.
They are marsupials because once born they live in their mother's pouch for 6 months before they are fully develeloped.
How do Koalas move and reproduce?
Koalas are NOT bears!
They are picky eaters and mainly eat eucalyptus leaves.
They rarely drink water.
They are marsupials.
They have 4 heart chambers.
Interesting Facts
Try to find all of the Koala pictures. Click the next button for answers.
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