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koala

ko·a·la

koala

 
pronunciation:
ko a l [or] k a l
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part of speech: noun
definition: a mammal with gray fur, round ears, and a short black nose. Koalas are marsupials and live in trees. The female has a pouch in her belly where she carries her baby. Koalas are only found in Australia. They are sometimes called "koala bears," but they are not related to true bears.
 
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