Koala Shows Aerial Ability at New South Wales Zoo

A koala at Taronga Western Plains Zoo in Dubbo, New South Wales, recently showed off some epic aerial acrobatic skills, footage released on August 7 shows.

According to the zoo, although koalas can sleep for up to 18 hours a day, they can also leap up to two metres.

The video shows a koala jump from a log onto a tree at its enclosure at Taronga Western Plains Zoo.

“This behavior helps koalas locate the tastiest eucalyptus,” the zoo said. Credit: Taronga Western Plains Zoo via Storyful