Baby Koalas eat their mom's poop

Posted May 08, by OMG Facts
Baby Koalas eat their mom\'s poop.

The undeveloped digestive systems of baby koalas are not able to process the vegetation that koalas normally eat. They need a bacteria present in their mother\'s feces in order to properly digest it. The scientific word for eating poop is \"Coprophagia\".
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