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    The Koalas (Phascolarctos cinereus) digestive system and how they have adapted Tannin in their diet. 17201576 Tannins are a rich secondary metabolite (Barbehenn, R., & Constabel, C. 2011) that is found in a variety of plants including ferns, monocotyledons and dicotyledons which bind to proteins to form a compound known as tannin protein complex (T-PC). (R. Osawa et al, 1995). This protein complex is not easily broken down by enzymes in the mammalian digestive track. For a native species such as the koala (Phascolarctos cinereus), being an herbivore, they have a selective diet consisting entirely of Eucalyptus foliage. Eucalyptus leaves have a low source of available protein and carbohydrates (C.J. Barker et al, 2013) but contain high levels…

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    Koala Essay

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    William Atkins The Koala The koala bear is a marsupial .it length runs about 33 inches long. It has a fuzzy coat of fur, huge ears, and it doesn't really have a tail. they are known for their small yellow, beady eyes. In most species the females weigh more than the male but not koalas The females weigh between 13.2 and 24.2 lbs., while the male weigh between 17.6 and 30.8 lbs. The koala thick fur is used to help keep it cool and but also warm. Their fur also acts like a rain repellent . The…

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    Koala Bear Research Paper

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    The scientific name of a koala bear is Phascolarctos cinereus. A koala bear is a mammal and it is also a herbivore. In the wild, a koala bear can live up to 20 years in age. Size: 23.5 to 33.5 in (60 to 85 cm). Weight: 20 lbs ( 9 kg). Size relative to a 6ft (2-m) man. Koalas live in the eastern Australia, where the eucalyptus trees they love are most plentiful. In fact, they rarely leave these trees, and their sharp claws and opposable digits easily keep them aloft. During the day, they doze,…

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    2007). By using this, children are able to get involved in the protection of wildlife. As well as this, currently there is an immediate need to find effective method for promoting environmental education, because it seems the facts of environmental reports alone do not cause people to change their ways (Schonmann, 2011). This project allows for drama to be used as a method for environmental education, and hopefully succeed in it. The first part of he project is the roving around the park…

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    Evolution Of Koalas

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    Koalas have undergone an interesting history as they evolve from their Perikoala palankarinnica ancestors. Koalas have a an extremely slow metabolism that is another way in which it is believed that the Koalas evolve. Koalas live in trees and there ancestors once swam really good now they are every lazy. Koalas can live for a very long period of time,Experts also say that their diet is part of their evolution.Koalas used to eat and consume lots of plant, they adapted this food in order to…

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    Koala Population

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    scenario. This is because the animals are scattered in the wild. It is hard to account for the infected animals. Furthermore, it is even harder to avail treatment to the infected animals. Wildlife is very important to our ecosystem. Besides, they are a tourist attraction. Therefore, wildlife must be protected from extinction. Australia continent is very famous for koalas. Koalas are very popular in Australia continent. In fact, they are the only surviving members of the…

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    Frogs and Koalas both are being hurt by humans. Sometimes in a lot of different ways, but we still need to help them. Whether it’s changing the way we treat them or give them more places to live are some of the ways that we can help them. Some things we do risk their life or give them a boost for survival. The troubles that the Frogs are having are different than the Koalas. For instance the growing population of humans, humans need houses, houses need construction, which lets a lot of…

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    Koala Research Paper

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    called the Koala “bear,” this cuddly animal is not a bear at all. It is a marsupial, or pouched mammal. After giving birth, a female Koala carries her baby in her pouch for about six months. When the baby emerges, it rides on its mother's back or clings to her belly, accompanying her everywhere until it is about a year old. Koalas live in eastern Australia, where the eucalyptus trees they love are found. In fact, they rarely leave these trees, and their sharp claws are absolutely perfect for…

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    chance to be up close and personal with a koala bear. Unfortunately when you arrive to Australia, you find out that you are no longer able to see the koala bear because it is now extinct. With the rate of extinction today, our favorite animals may be gone within the next century. It may seem like this is a long time away but because of human activity and other contributing factors, the world and the lifespan of species are worsening. If nothing is done to help these animals’ environments, we…

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    Koalas Research Paper

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    Koalas and Bald eagles can't live without their habitats keep getting destroyed or them getting hunted. Koalas are being hunted for there fur and the farmers were cutting down trees to make more farm land. The eagles are being hunted for the fun of it cutting down their habitats for more roads. Recent study on this majestic bird and this furry creature there protection efforts to don't cut down their habitats and hunting them. Scientist Bill Ellis been studying on koalas for many years and found…

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