About Koala Mear

About Koala Mear

Mear Origin of name: Mear is named to honour the Mear balug clan of the Wathaurong/Wadawurrung tribe. Read more: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wathaurong .. Known since: We first met Mear in January 2012. .. How often seen: She was seen 7 times in 2012, 19 times in...
About Koala Waa

About Koala Waa

Waa Origin of name: Waa is the name for the Raven/Crow in Wathaurong/Wada wurrung .. Known since: He was first seen on 23 June 2020, so he must have been born around late December 2019. .. How often seen: He has been seen a lot in his first year: 14 times in 2020. .....
About Koala Balyang

About Koala Balyang

Balyang Origin of name: Balyang means Bat in the Wathaurong/Wada wurrung language. The word has also been used to name the township just north of the You Yangs: Balliang. .. Known since: He first emerged around 2 July 2020. If he was 6 months old at the time, he would...
About Koala Winjku

About Koala Winjku

Winjku Origin of name: Winjku means freshwater in the Kunwinjku language of western Arnhem Land & Kakadu. Read more here: https://www.njamed.com/ When Winjku emerged, the You Yangs was experiencing record drought-breaking rainfall. Janine & Roger were in the...
About Koala Indi

About Koala Indi

Indi Origin of name: Indi is one of the traditional Aboriginal names for the Murray River that divides Victoria from New South Wales. It is particular to the upper reaches of the Murray – near its source in the high country of far East Gippsland. .. Known since: Indi...
About Koala Mimi

About Koala Mimi

Mimi Origin of name: Mimi is named to honour the Mimi spirits of the Top End. Mimi are lithe, dancing spirits that feature in Aboriginal art from around Gunbalanya in Arnhem Land. Read...