How might a layperson identify disease in koalas?

Disease in koalas may not be apparent to the casual observer, unless the physical signs are overt.  For example, a brown, dirty tail will point to cystitus and sore, red, weapy eyes will point to conjunctivitis (both are symptoms of Chlamydiosis in koalas).   

Unusual behaviour, such as sitting on the ground, not moving when approached, would warrant the koala being reported to wildlife rescuers for an urgent health assessment. 

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