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Koalas have unique fingerprints.

Koalas have unique fingerprints.
Because koalas, doll-sized marsupials that climb trees with babies on their backs, have fingerprints that are almost identical to human ones. ... Not even careful analysis under a microscope can easily distinguish the loopy, whirling ridges on koalas' fingers from our own.

Humans are not the only animals with fingerprints. Gorillas and chimpanzees have their own unique prints, as do koalas.

Koalas have fingerprints which are almost identical to those of humans. They are so similar, that even scientists find it hard to tell them apart because of the pattern, shape and size of ridges. ... This means that koala fingerprints could be confused for human fingerprints at a crime scene.

Koalas have fingerprints just like humans

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