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VIDEO: A Scary Koala Mating Call


Published at 10:33am 7th March 2016.

A koala has been spotted calling for a mate, and it's definitely not a pretty sound.

The Instagram video posted by 'thewanderlustwoman' shows Ruben the koala bear making a very frightening noise.

Don't be fooled, as cuddly, friendly faced koalas are not as cute as we all first thought.

The koala is filmed at Featherdale Wildlife Park in Sydney, Australia creates astonishing sounds of a combination of a grunt and a roar.

Watch below as the koala clutches onto a branch and calls desperately to find his one true love - but will he be successful?

One viewer reacted with: "The sound is pretty terrifying! I was expecting something cuter!"

While another person states: "It was SO SCARY. I will forever have a fear for drop bears. #scarred."


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