Koala Bears do not normally drink water. Under normal circumstances, a Koala Bear will get all the fluids they need from the type of gum leaves they eat. The problem for many of our Koala Bears is that so much of their natural habitat is disappearing under residential and industrial development projects.
Last summer was a hot one and the bushfires around Australia destroyed even more of the Koala Bears natural habitat. Without these special gum leaves that Koalas live on they can't live. Everything they need is contained in those very special gum leaves so to see a Koala actually approach a Human being and beg for water