Why are koala bears endangered?

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Koala bears are endangered because of various factors including habitat destruction. This is actually the major cause for their increasing reduction. Koalas were used as source of food by the Native Americans who contributed to their decrease in number.
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Koalas live almost exclusively on the leaves of the eucalyptus (gum) tree. Brushfires and habitat destruction have driven the koala onto the endangered list; between dogs, road kills, and habitat destruction, nearly 4000 koalas die every year. You can find more information here: http://www.koala-support.de/akf/welcome.html
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