FYI:I have it on good authority (thanks, Andy!) that koalas aren't vicious beasts.
Apparently educational institutions in the Northern Hemisphere has led us to believe that koalas are ferocious teddy bears hanging on bamboo poles all through out Australia. They arent.
So now you know.
PC BONUS: Let's take a look at how other people say "car"
The Kiwi Way
The American Way