Cleveland Metroparks Zoo celebrates baby koala’s first birthday

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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WJW) — The Cleveland Metroparks Zoo is celebrating the first birthday of Maya, the first koala born at the zoo in nearly 10 years.

According to a post by the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, Maya is becoming more independent ach dady and spending less time on her mom’s back.

The post went on to say: “Maya is also becoming a proficient climber and may even be seen sleeping elsewhere in the perching, other than right next to mom! She is only nursing occasionally, her diet now consists of 90% eucalyptus leaves.”

She can be seen at Gumleaf Hideout in Australian Adventure at the zoo.

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