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Baby koala greets world after climbing out of mother's pouch

A baby koala is experiencing life outside of its mother's pouch for the first time.

The joey was actually born back in November, but didn't emerge from her mother, Cambee, until recently. They both live at the San Diego Zoo, which is home to largest Queensland koala breeding program outside of Australia.

"It is always fun when we get to work with koala joeys and watch their personalities develop," said San Diego Zoo keeper Lacy Pearson in a statement. “At this age, she has not shown us her personality yet, but she is doing great, and has already started to eat eucalyptus leaves."

The unnamed baby will continue to cling to her mother's back for the next few months. Fans can keep tabs on Cambee and her joey on the zoo's Koala Cam.

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