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.

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

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About Michael Kearney

Ecophysiologist at the University of Melbourne
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