Inconclusive Results

Following previous disappointments, I have developed the hypothesis that koalas do not actually exist. Rather, they are likely an invention of the Australians to make their fauna seem less deadly and terrifying.

Recently, in our time on Stradbroke Island, these pieces of evidence have presented themselves.

Folk art depictions are useful but ultimately inconclusive

This could easily be a burl on the tree, caused when insects lay eggs in the tree and it grows a lump around the disturbance.

As I said, inconclusive. Parsimony suggests that the motion we saw was either random breezes in the trees or animatronics used to perpetuate the hypothesized ruse perpetrated by the Australians.