Yes, Koalas And Humans Have The Same Fingerprints.
The koala (Phascolarctos cinereus, or, inaccurately, koala bear[a]) is an arboreal herbivorous marsupial native to Australia. It is the only extant representative of the family Phascolarctidae and its closest living relatives are the wombats. The koala is found in coastal areas of the mainland’s eastern and southern regions, inhabiting Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, and South Australia.
There is a fascinating fact about koalas that connects them to humans, it’s their fingerprints they have fingerprints similar to humans.
yes, u can be caught for a crime committed by a koala:-).
the main link that makes their fingerprints to be similar to humans is that they have an ancestor that is common to both humans and them.
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Humans and koalas have so distinct fingerprints taht they can be mixed and prove to be confusing this means that koalas have so distinct and similar fingerprints that they can be deceptive for investigators .
this was confirmed In 1996, by a team of anatomists at the University of Adelaide in Australia.
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