A baby koala consumes his mother’s pap, a secretion that will give the joey the bacteria needed to digest eucalyptus leaves. Watch a scene from Cracking the Koala Code which premiered May 16, 2012 at 8/7c (check local listings). Watch the full episode.
availablepublic77042233218430cove7704Preparing for a Eucalyptus DietA baby koala consumes his mother's pap, which will enable the joey to digest eucalyptus. A baby koala consumes his mother's pap, a secretion that will give the joey the bacteria needed to digest eucalyptus leaves. Cracking the Koala Code premieres May 16, 2012 at 8/7c (check local listings).2012-05-16 21:00publishdisabledshowfalse12812Nature's Miracle Orphans | Episode 1 | Second ChancesGrowing up in the wild is tough, but what happens when young animals lose their parents?2015-09-22 21:00http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/files/2015/09/mezzanine_626-480x270.jpg2365567838cove7721Cracking the Koala CodeLearn what’s necessary to support a population of koalas by cracking the koala code.2012-05-15 21:00http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/files/2014/09/Mezzanine_618-480x270.jpg2229499428cove