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male koala

Facing forward and against a background of leaves, Mist is holding on to a branch in front of her which is partially obscuring the left side of her face. Her eyes are open and she looks alert.

The koala nose

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Scents are important to koalas and their sense of smell is highly developed.  We are all aware that they have large noses dominating their faces, and that is not coincidental. The sense of smell is used for two main purposes – communication and chemical analysis of a potential meal. In both cases the ability to… Read More »The koala nose

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