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‘The whole place went up’: Fears for koala colonies as NSW fires burn on

Thousands of hectares of prime koala habitat near Port Macquarie has been burnt during this week's Crestwood-Lake Cathie fire, killing as many as ... [follow link to original story...]

Chlamydia-free koalas’ proposed national park under threat with housing development go-ahead

The koalas, south-west of Sydney, are the only population in NSW not afflicted by chlamydia — a disease which affects around 70 per cent of koalas ... [follow link to original...

Join the fight to protect iconic animal

A new group aims to do just that and you can join the fight. Koalas in the Clarence Valley are exposed to several threats, including loss of food and ... [follow...

Koala retrovirus leads scientists to discover ‘second immune system’

KoRV, the koala retrovirus, affects the fluffy marsupials similarly to the way AIDS affects humans. This is why chlamydia is such a big problem for them: ... [follow link to original...

DNA test rapidly diagnoses chlamydia infection in koalas

A DNA test to rapidly detect chlamydia infection in koalas, offering on-the-spot results within 30 minutes, has been developed by a University of ... [follow link to original story...]

I Spy Koala available for both Apple and Android devices

A new app has been launched by the NSW Government to help track koala ... I Spy Koala allows members of the public to record helpful information ... [follow link to...


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