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SECOND MAIN POINT1.From 12 months onwards, joeys leave to find their own home ranges. 2.They have to find their own territory – somewhere with the right tree species with tasty gumleaves to eat. 3.Koalas eat mainly eucalyptus leaves – very fibrous and poisonous. 1
Transition: Therefore, they must sleep often to digest the poison. THIRD MAIN POINT1.Soon, all the burdens of adulthood are thrust upon the koala, as the former joey must now find a suitable mate.2.As the outdoor temperatures start to increase, males begin their mating ritual. Their grunts and calls are loud enough to hear over a mile away. According to LiveScience, this call is to advertise the size of the koala, with larger males being preferred by females due to the greater chance of survival for their offspring.3.The distinctive scent of the male comes from urine and a scent gland on its chest. The male rubs this gland on limbs as he climbs. According to ABC Science, this heady aroma, with undertones of eucalyptus, is one that is not easily forgettable. Transition: Her suitor must then fight off the other male koalas, giving the female a chance to determine the dominant male.CONCLUSIONOverall, Koala Bears are gentle marsupials living a sedentary lifestyle. They live up to ten years, although most of them die even earlier. Their priorities are limited to food and sleep. They survive on a diet of eucalyptus leaves. They are the ultimate proof that eating a ton of greens isn’t necessarily healthy. Which is a big reason why I religiously shun vegetables.2