Meet the koalas in our Wild Koala Research Project

About Koala KiKi

KiKi Origin of name: KiKi seemed to fit with YuYu. It means new life. Known since: She was first seen as a tiny baby on 28 September 2016 with her mother YuYu. How often seen: KiKi has been seen over 25 times in 2017. Family: KiKi is the adventurous daughter of YuYu....

About Koala Kozo

Kozo Kozo is funny, curious and relaxed like his mother KiKi. Origin of name: a combination of KiKi and Cruiz. Kozo means “Happy Boy” in Japanese Known since: September 2017 How often seen: Kozo has been seen about six times since he first emerged. Family: Kozo’s...

About Koala Anzac

Anzac Origin of name: Two other male koalas in the area were named Tim Tam and Vegemite – both popular Australian foods. Anzac Biscuits are much loved, and he was first named on Anzac Day. How long known: We first met Anzac in 2007. We watched him take over the home...

About Koala Pat

Pat Origin of name: When we first met Pat as a joey, we weren’t sure if she was female or male. Pat suits both. How long known: Pat has been known to our researchers since January 2006. She was still a baby living with her mother Smoky.  In fact, Smoky appeared in...

About Koala Clancy

Clancy Origin of name: The day we first met Clancy we were running a charity program for families with very ill children. One of the families had to leave their sick daughter in hospital as she was too ill to come. When Clancy popped his head out of the pouch, and I...