Baby Koala being held by a zookeeper

Fact for the day:  Koala’s are marsupials, and are often incorrectly called koala bears.  They are not related to the bear family.

English-speaking settlers from the late 18th century first called them koala bears due to its similarity in appearance to bears.

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