A cool reason for koalas to hug trees

This week we published a paper from Nat Briscoe’s doctoral work about behavioural thermoregulation in koalas and the importance of cool tree trunk microclimates. The paper is here and there has been quite a bit of media coverage e.g.

New Scientist
BBC News
Sydney Morning Herald
The Conversation
Australian Geographic
ABC Online
The Daily Telegraph
The Guardian

About Michael Kearney

Ecophysiologist at the University of Melbourne
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