Skeleton of a Koala (Phascolarctos cinereus), showing off their long flexible limbs and unusual grasping hands. These characteristics are essential for a species adapted to life in the treetops where they feed on eucalyptus leaves.
Specimen Number: MUPC2 (Monash University Anatomy Teaching Collection).
Scanning and data processing: Scanning was performed by Hazel Richards using a Siemens Somatom GoUp medical CT scanner at Monash Biomedical Imaging, a Technology Research Platform at Monash University. The thresholded model was processed in Blender and uploaded to Sketchfab by Dr David Hocking.
For more information please visit the Evans EvoMorph Lab website.