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Why Koalas Get Chlamydia
2013-04-10 15:04:06

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.

Australias Government Gives Koalas Threatend Species Status
2012-05-01 06:32:21

For the first time ever, koalas in some parts of Australia have been listed as a threatened species by the Australian government.

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2009-04-13 06:25:00

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.


Word of the Day
dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.