Koala Bears Sound Surprises All
When one thinks of a koala, the image of a cute, cuddly creature comes to mind
However, what’s truly astonishing is the unexpected and unique sounds they produce.
Koalas are known for their “bellow” – a deep, guttural noise that can resemble a combination of a snore and a growl.
coastal islands and tall eucalypt forests to low inland woodlands
If you’ve never heard it, you’d be forgiven for not associating such sounds with these gentle-looking creatures
13 – 18 years
This bellow is primarily used by male koalas during mating season to attract potential mates and establish their territory.
eucalyptus leaves (gum leaves)
The intensity of the sound is so surprising that it can be heard from a considerable distance, turning their forest homes into an orchestra of sorts during mating season.
This sound is not only unique but also plays a crucial role in their survival.
There is still more to learn about these incredible creatures!
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