One of the most attractive animals worldwide is the koala. Natural eastern Australia this marsupial eats only the leaves and bark of Eucalyptus. Remains most of his life climbing in these trees down to earth just to change the tree.
Its appearance is somewhat similar to bears, with which it is not related. Its size was small, males weigh about 12 kg and females at least, makes it a very nice animal.
The diet and digestion
The koala istheonlymammal, withthekangaroo, whichisabletolivewith a diet of leaves.
Eucalyptusleaves are veryfibrous and low in nutrients, and are poisonoustomostanimals.
Have a slowmetabolism, whichallowsyoutokeepyourfood in yourdigestivesystemfor a long time, whichallowstheextraction of allenergyfromit.
Koalas sleep up to 16 hours a day and minimizepowerrequirements.Koala'sdigestivesystemisespeciallyadaptedtoremovethepoisonfromtheleaves.