Latest Koala retrovirus Stories
Researchers at Queensland University of Technology say they have located a treasure trove of genes that make koalas susceptible to diseases such as Chlamydia and the Koala Retrovirus.
For the first time ever, koalas in some parts of Australia have been listed as a threatened species by the Australian government.
A report said that close to 90 percent of koalas in Japanese zoos are infected with a virus that is believed to cause leukemia in the marsupials.
- A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.