About Koala Babarrang

About Koala Babarrang

Babarrang Origin of name: Babarrang means auntie in the local Wathaurong Aboriginal language. Known since: She was first seen in November 2013, with a joey. She appeared mature when first seen, so she was probably at least 3 years old at that time. How often seen:...
About Koala Ngardang

About Koala Ngardang

Ngardang Origin of name: Ngardang means sister in the Wathaurong Aboriginal language of the You Yangs/Geelong/Ballarat region. Known since: 2014 – she was first seen as a tiny joey with her mum Babarrang. We estimate she was born in January 2014. How often seen: She...
Sunset is the best time to see koalas

Sunset is the best time to see koalas

Sunset is the best time to see koalas. In summer, sunset is time for the mating ritual to begin! Koalas have a complex social life, with a lot of ritualised interaction. When a female koala becomes ready to mate she goes to the home range of the male of her choice....