Posts Tagged: Koalas

You Will Never Believe Why Koalas' Voices Are So Deep But I Bet I Can Guess What You're Thinking The Reason Is

"The pitch of male koalas' mating calls is about 20 times lower than it should be, given the Australian marsupial's relatively small size. Now, researchers reporting in the Cell Press journal Current Biology on December 2 have discovered their secret: gigantic koala dongs that make even elephant penises look diminutive by comparison."


Nasty Australian Yeast Pate Draws Fire For Stupid Name

Australians are up in arms over the branding of a new version of the country's national snack, Vegemite-a disgusting spread made from the carcasses of diseased koalas. (Kidding! It's made from yeast extract, which is somehow actually much less appealing.) Kraft brought out a variety of Vegemite that contains cream cheese, which was not a big deal because clearly they'll eat anything over there on Prison Island. No, the real trouble came when the company attempted to "crowdsource" the name of the new concoction (as had been done with the original spread back in 1920).