Drop bears or 'Koalas on Steroids' lived in Australian treetops, researchers say

Emma Horn
Updated June 2 2023 - 7:09am, first published 7:00am

It's long been the stuff of nonsense folklore said to frighten tourists but it turns out the fabled 'drop bear' might be based in some truth.

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Emma Horn

Emma Horn

Supervising producer

Supervising producer of the national video team. Former features and weekender writer for The Daily Advertiser. Now based in the NSW Hunter region. Small, quiet, and a student of the Julie Bishop School Of Staring. Usually dressed in something colourful, always snacking on something homemade. Friend to most mothers and all dogs. Got stories? Get in touch.

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