Koalas are Born a Month After Conception

Koalas are born between thirty to thirty-five days after being conceived. At birth, they bear no resemblance to the creatures that they will gradually mature into–for they measure a mere inch, lack fur, and have no ears. Wholly unprepared to confront the harshness of the wilderness, they travel to their mother’s pouch promptly after being born. There, they spend approximately six months nursing.



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