Koala Terrifies Australian Farmer

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  1. bradl macrumors 68040

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    Having seen and held them firsthand, while we may think that they are cute and cuddly, these little bitties sure as hell aren't your lovable Kwicky Koala. They can be vicious; especially with the claws and double opposable thumbs. As such, this one had a think for the farmer's ATV. So.. well... enjoy!

    http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-...dly-think-again-koala-terrifies-aussie-farmer



    I love the first comment. :D

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  3. bradl thread starter macrumors 68040

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    Mating season down there. All of the kangaroos, wallabies, and koalas are in heat. This little bugger thought the wheel was his mate getting away..

    Surprised we didn't see a bit of a dry hump! :eek::p

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    Man these guys are so scary. Only puppies are even more lethal!
     
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    I once caught a wounded Koala after climbing to a tree. I can assure you they are blood thirsty vicious animals. Huge claws, very bad temper.
     
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  7. bradl thread starter macrumors 68040

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    Not necessarily so..



    https://au.news.yahoo.com/sa/a/25679595/dogwalker-attacked-by-koala/

    tl;dr: They're cute, cuddly, but they're vicious, so don't piss 'em off, especially if you see them in the wild.

    I was lucky enough to see one peeing on a tourist in a wildlife sanctuary, all because they were in a drunken stupor, and the tourist didn't know any better than to try to climb the tree the koala was in to pet it.

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    "On Vulcan the 'teddy bears' are alive and they have 6" fangs."

    Only in the fantasy fictional world of Sci Fi science fiction.
     
  10. mscriv macrumors 601

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    Most animals, no matter how cute, can be pretty nasty in terms of aggression when they feel threatened or if there is another biological factor involved as has already been speculated.
     
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