- Koalas mainly eat the leaves of the eucalyptus tree.
- Eucalyptus leaves are poisonous to most animals, but koalas have adapted to digest them.
- Koalas use a lot of energy digesting eucalyptus leaves, which means they need a lot of sleep.
Spark a discussion
- What do koalas eat?
- Why is it unusual that koalas eat eucalyptus leaves?
- Why do koalas need a lot of sleep?
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