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Male koalas 'sound bigger than they are'

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Scientists in Australia have discovered that the shape of male koalas' larynxes allows them to sound much bigger than they actually are, making them more attractive to females.

Dr Bill Ellis, director of the Koala Ecology Group at the University of Queensland, hails the latest development in koala studies.


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