Koala Bears Need Endangered Legislation Now: 10 Adorable Reasons to Save Them (Videos)

Koala 101

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Don't know much about koalas? This BBC clip is a good place to start, with information on what they eat, why they sleep so much, and how they care for their young.

Watch for the tiny baby koala -- still living in its mother's pouch -- who makes an appearance about one minute in. Since the babies are too young to digest the gum leaves, they get their nutrition from the mother in the form of a bacteria that the narrator compares to eating "raw yogurt."

Video: YouTube

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