Koala dis­play

Townsville Bulletin - - National Snapshot -

EIGHT koalas will be sent from South Aus­tralia to Hong Kong to be­come a key fea­ture at an an­i­mal park. The koalas will make the trip in 2014, af­ter feed be­comes avail­able from a eu­ca­lyp­tus plan­ta­tion be­ing es­tab­lished on the Chinese main­land. Premier Mike Rann will travel to Hong Kong and China this year and will help launch con­struc­tion of an en­clo­sure for the Aus­tralian mar­su­pi­als. The pro­gram fol­lows the loan of two pan­das from China to the Ade­laide Zoo, with the bears prompt­ing a spike in visi­tor num­bers.

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