A friendly, cartoon-styled face of a koala—a bear-like marsupial known for eating eucalyptus and sleeping—looking straight ahead. Depicted as a gray face with round, fluffy ears and a large, black nose.
Often used with an affectionate tone and in association with Australia, where the animal is found.
Available as an Apple Animoji.
Google’s koala was previously climbing a tree. Softbank’s koala previously resembled 🐻 Bear Face.
📅 Koala was approved as part of Unicode 6.0 in 2010
and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.