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Though often called the koala "bear," this cuddly animal is not a bear at all; it is a marsupial, or pouched mammal. After giving birth, a female koala carries her baby in her pouch for about six months. When the infant emerges, it rides on its mother's back or clings to her belly, accompanying her everywhere until it is about a year old.

I totally want one of these. What's cuter than a koala bear? Why it's baby, of course! Baby Koala

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Orphaned Baby Koala Story Has A Happy Ending

According to the Koala Hospital, "In July 2010 he was released into a safe area and appears to have settled well in his new home in the bush."