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Edinburgh Zoo koala Yooranah gets out in the sun

Yooranah enjoys his first climb. Picture: Mike Gilburt

Yooranah enjoys his first climb. Picture: Mike Gilburt

THE first koala to be born in the UK has enjoyed his first climb outdoors.

Yooranah was born at Edinburgh Zoo in May last year and has been waiting for the weather to warm up before being allowed on the outdoor koala climbing frame. The koala joey was born the size of a jelly bean so keepers thought Yooranah was previously too young to be let loose.

When the weather is good the keepers take the koalas out to soak in some vitamin D from sunlight, while enjoying the sights of the zoo.

 

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