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Re: A few more friends from Longleat

I didn't realise they were so endangered Jon, indeed very sad. I think that's one of the reasons for bringing the group over to Longleat. They are hoping to bread them. There were 5 but one died. The remaining 4 did look quite at home though and do have quite a nice enclosure. The keeper seems to be a very dedicated chap and spent several months in Oz with them before they made the trip. He told us that they have set up a local farm to grow the eucalyptus just for the Koalas and it's growing well in the UK. Fingers crossed the Koalas thrive here.
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