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Koalas Cool Down With Warm Tree Hugs

So why do cute little koalas closely hug acacia trees? Because they're radical environmentalists? Because they wuv them so much? Nope.

Unfortunately, the cutest answer isn't always the right one in the world of science. New research shows that more than just holding on tight, a nice big tree hug helps koalas cool down.

Koalas eat mostly eucalyptus leaves. They get most of their water from them, too. But even though it seems like they'd be best served spending their times only on eucalyptus...
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