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Urist likes koalas for their adorable appearance.


Koala - Koala man - Giant koala

Tamed Attributes
Pet value 50

· Exotic pet · Breeding

Not hunting/war trainable 

Birth: 1,000 cm3
Mid: 5,000 cm3
Max: 10,000 cm3

Adult at: 1
Max age: 10-15
Butchering returns

Food items

Meat 7
Fat 7
Brain 0-1
Lungs 0-2
Intestines 1
Liver 0-1
Tripe 0-1

Raw materials

Bones 4
Skull 1
Skin Raw hide

Wikipedia article

This article is about the current version of DF.
A small, grey, tree-dwelling creature.

Koalas are solitary animals who inhabit temperate broadleaf forests. Small in size, being only twice the size of a cat, they are benign meanderers who do little but roam around aimlessly, fleeing from any attempts of interaction, which makes them very easy prey for your dwarven hunters. An infant koala is called a joey, and they are born with Legendary skill in climbing.

Koalas can be captured in cage traps and trained into exotic pets. They give fairly low returns when butchered, less than something more easily accessible like a dog, making them poor targets for a meat industry.

Some dwarves like koalas for their adorable appearance.

Admired for its adorable appearance.
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Despite popular belief, koalas are not bears. Grizzly bear men are offended by such remarks and would kindly request all dwarves to stop.

What they truly are, however, is danger incarnate, lurking on the trees and dropping down on your head to bite you to death. At least according to the humans, and surely they wouldn't lie about such things.