Thursday fact: Koalas have two ___________ ?

This week’s Thursday fact gets the double thumbs up from the cute koalas on Phillip Island!

Koala thumbs, Phillip Island

That’s right, koalas have two thumbs on each paw. But this doesn’t make them the most industrious of the marsupials. Oh no, they also sleep on average 20 hours a day, the result of living on a low energy diet of eucalyptus leaves!

Sleeping koala, Phillip Island

Don’t twiddle your thumbs:

Plan your visit to see koalas in the wild on Phillip Island at penguins.org.au

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