In Brave Koala, a young koala decides he is ready to explore the worl d by himself. The koala is a marsupial a mammal that raises its young, c alled a joey, in a pouch or fold of skin.
A newborn joey climbs t hrough its mother's fur to the pouch, where it stays for 6 months. When a joey leaves the pouch, it will stay with its mother, hitching rides on her back, until it is about 12 months old.
About the Author: Rebecca Johnson is an award-winning primary school sci ence teacher and has written more than 60 books for children.
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