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Australia may list Koalas as endangered after population takes ‘extraordinary hit’ in unprecedented bushfires, 30% of habitat destroyed
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Australia may list Koalas as endangered after population takes ‘extraordinary hit’ in unprecedented bushfires, 30% of habitat destroyed

The Australian government on Monday said it might declare Koalas as an "endangered" species after the population of the cuddly animal suffered an "extraordinary hit" in the unprecedented devastating bushfires, which destroyed 30 percent of their habitat across the country.

'Koala AIDS' research shows the species evolving a natural defense against the virus
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'Koala AIDS' research shows the species evolving a natural defense against the virus

The virus makes the animals susceptible to cancer and infections like chlamydia that renders them infertile.

Koala numbers decline to 80,000 in Australia, they are now
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Koala numbers decline to 80,000 in Australia, they are now "functionally extinct"

The decline in Koala's population has been attributed to habitat loss which continues to diminish rapidly.

How genetic studies across 7 countries helped save Australia's iconic koala
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How genetic studies across 7 countries helped save Australia's iconic koala

The International Union for Conservation of Nature qualifies the koala's protection status as "vulnerable".

How Russell Crowe and koalas made Last Week Tonight host John Oliver 'quit' his show
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How Russell Crowe and koalas made Last Week Tonight host John Oliver 'quit' his show

John Oliver said that he'd achieved all he'd wanted for the show by having an Australian animal hospital's special ward to treat a chlamydia outbreak among koalas named for him.

Symantec warns of cyber espionage campaign targetting US and Europe based energy companies
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Symantec warns of cyber espionage campaign targetting US and Europe based energy companies

As part of a cyber espionage campaign hackers have broken into core systems of energy companies that control its’ operations, said security firm Symantec.

Disappearing koala population alarms Australian researchers
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Disappearing koala population alarms Australian researchers

A once-thriving koala population is fast disappearing, according to Australian researchers who on Thursday called for action to save the marsupials from extinction.

'Blinky Bill' the Koala surprises hospital staff with late night visit to emergency room
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'Blinky Bill' the Koala surprises hospital staff with late night visit to emergency room

Staffers at an Australian hospital's emergency department received a rather unusual late night visitor — a koala.

In Australia, over 700 starving Koalas killed; authorities blame overpopulation
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In Australia, over 700 starving Koalas killed; authorities blame overpopulation

Close to 700 koalas have been killed off by authorities in southeastern Australia because overpopulation led to the animals starving, sparking claims of mismanagement.

G-20 summit: Australia's 'koala diplomacy' charmed Obama to Putin
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G-20 summit: Australia's 'koala diplomacy' charmed Obama to Putin

Australia arranged a warm and fuzzy welcome for the world's most powerful leaders at this weekend's G20 summit with a campaign dubbed "koala diplomacy".

G20: Furry Koala holds Modi and leaders' wives' attention
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G20: Furry Koala holds Modi and leaders' wives' attention

PM Modi and the G20 leaders' spouses at the Koala sanctuary in Brisbane.

Image: Baby Koala hugging soft toy goes viral on the Internet
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Image: Baby Koala hugging soft toy goes viral on the Internet

This AP image of a baby Koala hugging an oversized Koala soft toy while zoo keepers weigh him has gone viral on the Internet.