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15 Koala Quotes About The Sleepy Marsupials

Seeing a koala clinging to a tree branch can quickly bring a smile to anyone's face. These marsupials from Australia charm us with their serene, sleepy habits and a diet strictly of eucalyptus leaves. Explore our collection of koala quotes that capture these endearing behaviors.

Koala Quotes About The Marsupials In The Wild

Koalas, often mistaken for bears due to their cuddly appearance, are actually marsupials similar to kangaroos.

They inhabit eucalypt woodlands, where they almost exclusively consume eucalyptus leaves, providing nourishment and water. These animals are primarily nocturnal, sleeping up to 20 hours a day to conserve energy and break down toxins from their diet. 

Before reading the following quotes, save our article on koala facts.

"Koalas may look like little bears. But they belong to the marsupial family. Kangaroos are marsupials too." -Grace Hansen #trvst #quotes #beinspired #collectiveaction #koala

"Koalas may look like little bears. But they belong to the marsupial family. Kangaroos are marsupials too."
- Grace Hansen

"Koalas have a good sense of smell. They use it to choose the best eucalyptus leaves to eat." -Mary King Hoff #trvst #quotes #takeaction #gogreen #koala

"Koalas have a good sense of smell. They use it to choose the best eucalyptus leaves to eat."
- Mary King Hoff

"Koalas spend most of their time in eucalyptus trees. They eat almost nothing except eucalyptus leaves, back, and fruit. A koala has many adaptations that help it live this unusual life." -Mary King Hoff #trvst #quotes #beinspired #takeaction #koala #life #trees

"Koalas spend most of their time in eucalyptus trees. They eat almost nothing except eucalyptus leaves, back, and fruit. A koala has many adaptations that help it live this unusual life."
- Mary King Hoff

"In Australia, a land so dry and arid, Koalas live in trees by day in order to bear it." -C.D. Roberts #trvst #quotes #bethechange #socialimpact #koala #trees

"In Australia, a land so dry and arid, Koalas live in trees by day in order to bear it."
- C.D. Roberts

"Koalas are nocturnal animals, which means that they are more active at night than during the day. Even so, a koala spends most of its life–day and night—asleep." -Caroline Arnold #trvst #quotes #planetearthfirst #thinkgreen #koala

"Koalas are nocturnal animals, which means that they are more active at night than during the day. Even so, a koala spends most of its life–day and night—asleep."
- Caroline Arnold

"When it is rainy or cold, a koala does not have to seek shelter. Its thick fur is waterproof and provides plenty of warmth. During hot weather, it sheds some of its fur." -Caroline Arnold #trvst #quotes #bethechange #socialchange #koala

"When it is rainy or cold, a koala does not have to seek shelter. Its thick fur is waterproof and provides plenty of warmth. During hot weather, it sheds some of its fur."
- Caroline Arnold

"If a koala feels threatened, it will bite its enemy. It will bite on the same spot many times. The koala can do quite of damage doing this." -Sharon Greenaway #trvst #quotes #ecoconscious #dogood #koala

"If a koala feels threatened, it will bite its enemy. It will bite on the same spot many times. The koala can do quite of damage doing this."
- Sharon Greenaway

Quotes About Our Relationship With The Koala Bear

Whether in cartoon shows or stuffed toys, we are clearly drawn to koalas. We can encounter these animals in the wild and in captivity throughout Australia. The animal may appear cuddly, but remember, it is wild with sharp claws. Practicing restraint and respect, we should admire them from a distance.

Here are a few quotes that show people's love for these marsupials.

"I want to go to Australia and take the same goofy picture of me holding a koala that everyone else takes." -Jessi Klein #trvst #quotes #socialimpact #takeaction #koala

"I want to go to Australia and take the same goofy picture of me holding a koala that everyone else takes."
- Jessi Klein

"I’d love to hold a koala. They sleep 22 hours a day, eat eucalyptus leaves and just hang out. I want to spend some time with that guy." -Milo Ventimiglia #trvst #quotes #takeaction #thinkgreen #koala #sleep #love

"I’d love to hold a koala. They sleep 22 hours a day, eat eucalyptus leaves and just hang out. I want to spend some time with that guy."
- Milo Ventimiglia

"I have no fear of losing my life - if I have to save a koala or a crocodile or a kangaroo or a snake, mate, I will save it." -Steve Irwin #trvst #quotes #impact #bethechange #koala #life

"I have no fear of losing my life - if I have to save a koala or a crocodile or a kangaroo or a snake, mate, I will save it."
- Steve Irwin

"I can be faulted for being overly fond of koala bears. I don't know what it is. When they start munching on eucalyptus, I just melt inside." -Chuck Lorre #trvst #quotes #socialimpact #dogood #koala

"I can be faulted for being overly fond of koala bears. I don't know what it is. When they start munching on eucalyptus, I just melt inside."
- Chuck Lorre

"I did find out about the koalas and how eucalyptus makes them high and why they sleep all day. They're little druggies." -Kristen Bell #trvst #quotes #socialchange #ecoconscious #koala #sleep

"I did find out about the koalas and how eucalyptus makes them high and why they sleep all day. They're little druggies."
- Kristen Bell

Funny Quotes About Koalas To Make You Smile

Koalas also spark a playful humor. Their laid-back lifestyle and peculiar habits lead to light-hearted comparisons. Make sure to spread the smile by sharing your favorite quote in this post.

"Does koala bear poop smell like cough drops?" -Tom Robbins #trvst #quotes #gogreen #socialimpact #koala

"Does koala bear poop smell like cough drops?"
- Tom Robbins

"I got stuck up a tree when I was about seven, and my dad had to come and get the ladder to get me down. I loved to climb all the way up to the top. I must have been a koala in my past life." -Miranda Kerr #trvst #quotes #dogood #gogreen #koala #tree #life

"I got stuck up a tree when I was about seven, and my dad had to come and get the ladder to get me down. I loved to climb all the way up to the top. I must have been a koala in my past life."
- Miranda Kerr

"My favourite animal is the koala, but his life would be boring. I would rather be a giraffe so that I could contemplate the beauty of Africa." -Caterina Murino #trvst #quotes #changetheworld #bethechange #koala #life #animal #beauty

"My favourite animal is the koala, but his life would be boring. I would rather be a giraffe so that I could contemplate the beauty of Africa."
- Caterina Murino

By Isabela Sedano, BEng.

Isabela is a determined millennial passionate about continuously seeking out ways to make an impact. With a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering with honors, Isabela’s research expertise and interest in artistic works, coupled with a creative mindset, offers readers a fresh take on different environmental, social, and personal development topics.

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