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    Thirsty koalas lick trees – The Verge

    Koalas lick tree trunks to quench their thirst when it rains, scientists just learned. It upends what biologists long thought about koalas: that they get almost all the water they need from the eucalyptus leaves they eat. But koalas probably lap up water like many animals — except they do so from trees, according to […] More