About Secret Life of the Koala
Despite needing 18-21 hours of sleep a day , koalas are still capable of startling displays of energy, agility and aggression--especially around mating season. Get a closer look at the surprisingly rich and unexpected hidden lives of these iconic Australian marsupials in their natural habitat.
Koalas aren't known for their high energy levels. All this changes during mating season, when males go on the prowl and females--some still raising last year's joey--choose a would-be suitor. Lift the veil on this enigmatic marsupial's romantic and family life, in the heart of the Australian wilderness.
Koalas are synonymous with Australia--but few people realize that they only inhabit the eastern and southeastern regions of the country, where their very specific diet and tree-dwelling needs can be met. Part the branches and peek into the enigmatic day-to-day life of this iconic, sleep-loving marsupial.