2 incidents that prove the Koala bear has the same fingerprints like humans

koala bears have fingerprints

The World consists of different kinds of things. Trees, animals, insects are the things that beautify the World. Animals are the living thing from that, and they are the ones who live in the forests. There are so many animals in it. Even human doesn’t know about them. But when talk about bears, they are huge and fluffy animals. From bears, Koala bears are small ones when compare to big bears. Their scientific name is Phascolarctos cinereus. Koala bears were born place is Australia, and they are Arboreal Herbivorous Marsupial animals. These kinds of bears are found in coastal areas of the mainland’s eastern and southern regions and living in Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, and South Australia. Koala has a large round head, tailless body, more oversized fluffy ears and nose like a spoon. Their body weight is approximately 4 – 15 kg, and their body length is 60 – 85 cm. The Colour of fur is changed according to where they live/are born. But usually, their colour range is silver-grey to chocolate brown. When talking about the Koala bear’s body, there is something special thing. As per the researchers, they found that Koala bears have fingerprints like a human. Let’s know about that.

As a human, we all have fingerprints in our hands. Do you know what the reason behind having fingerprints is? They are naturally built to improve grip. Not only that, they help to enhance the touch perception of the human. Because of that, we can pick a different kinds of things. According to the researchers, Koala bears have fingerprints like humans. Researchers belie that Koala has the exact reason for having fingerprints in their hands /legs. The Koala fingerprints and human fingerprints are closely similar.

koala bears have fingerprints

Here are some incidents that prove Koala bears have fingerprints like a human.

  • In 1975, there was a crime scene that is unsolved. The place is Ape houses at London and Twycross Zoos. The target of the criminals’ is not human. They were animal-like Koala bears. This incident has become the most significant issue because British police cannot find the real criminal behind that. This crime scene became a problem to the country as well. Because of that police of London (British police) did their best to find the culprit behind this. They found some fingerprints as well. But they couldn’t find the honest lawbreaker. For the reason that they checked all the fingerprints of those animals and funnily British police didn’t find any criminal from hose animals. The police state that they took this operation partly because half and unclear fingerprints were from the animals. Department of London police fingerprint agent Steve Haylock expressed that if someone gave them fingerprints of bears/marsupial without telling them it was not from humans, they never could find it was not a human. From this incident, we can identify that Koala bears have fingerprints.
  • All the police stations use fingerprints as evidence to find a suspect. Police in Australia is also using this method. The University of Adelaide is situated in Australia. In that place, there is a biological anthropologist and forensic scientist called Maciej Henneberg. Before he arrived at this university, he was in South Africa. He came to Adelaide to check whether Koala bears have fingerprints like humans; for that, Henneberg went to Urimbirra Wildlife Park near the University of Adelaide to investigate. Henneberg observed that there are fingerprints in that place, and he checked. Later, Maciej Henneberg called his colleagues Chris Leigh and Kosette Lambert and researched 3 male Koala bears killed by cars. After that, they noticed those fingerprints are from the bears and Koala bears have fingerprints.
koala bears have fingerprints

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