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...
About Koala Lluvia

About Koala Lluvia

Lluvia Origin of name: Lluvia means rain in Spanish. When he was a baby we were hoping for rain, and we asked our team member, Carolina, from Colombia, the word for rain in Spanish. Known since: He first emerged as a 6 month old from Misty’s pouch on 25 August 2015....
About Koala Bobo

About Koala Bobo

Bobo Origin of name: Suggested by Wildlife Guide Kirby – seemed to fit with YuYu Known since: Bobo first emerged from YuYu’s pouch on 19th November 2017 How often seen: Bobo has been seen 9 times in 2018. That might change when he becomes independent, but...
About Koala YuYu

About Koala YuYu

YuYu Origin of name: Named by one of our best supporters after her pet, but changed a little to incorporate the sound of the You Yangs. Known since: YuYu was first seen on 16th November 2014 How often seen: YuYu was seen 13 times in 2017. She is not seen as often as...
About Koala Misty

About Koala Misty

Misty Origin of name: In 2014 she was taken into koala hospital due to heat stress after four days over 40 C. She enjoyed having a fine mist sprayed onto her. Known since: 18th January 2014 How often seen: She has been seen 31 times in 2017 Family: She has two...