Koala's are renowned for being that cute cuddly things from trees. A distinctive part of marsupials and Australia. Of course they can also be pretty vicious, and you've got to be pretty good to see one in the wild. They've got sharp claws, and particularly strong legs and arms to climb trees at a good clip.
To avoid predators, koalas generally try to stay in trees, susbsisting on particular types of leaves from eucalyptus trees. The point of trivia here is that koalas don't usually drink any water at all, getting all the sustenance they need merely from their leafy diet. Source: Koala Information
They're one of those beasts, that like the goanna, when threatened on
the ground, that will run for the nearest thing that goes up. And if
you're there and the closest thing they'll leave you well scratched and
clawed up. Anyway, here's a pretty good love story from the Sydney