Australian Animals

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The fauna of Australia consists of a huge variety of unusual animals, many of whom are found nowhere else in the world

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Animals - Australian Museum

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Discover the astonishing variety of mammals, birds, reptiles, marine life and more in the Australian Museum collections.

Quoll - Australia They have sharp little teeth...

Tiger Quoll (Spot-tailed Quoll) - Dasyurus maculatus

Tiger Quoll (Spot-tailed Quoll) - Dasyurus maculatus

Galahs (Eolophus roseicapillus) (by Sandra Wallace).

Sundiamonds of Life

~See the beautiful things in life. Only by slowing down do we make time for each other. Only by stopping long enough to observe our surrowndings, do we bring shape and meaning to our lives~~All the...

The largest known bat in the world, the flying fox, has a wingspan of nearly 5 feet!

5 Giant Cryptids from Around the World | Mysterious Universe

Though cryptids like atmospheric beasts and sheepsquatch are fantastical creatures unlike any known animals, some cryptids are merely super-sized versions of existing species. Name an animal or insect

Tawny frogmouth

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Learn about the tawny frogmouth, including their habitat, diet, range and population status, and where you can find them at the National Aquarium.

"The numbat is a small-sized marsupial that is found in Western Australia.

Numbat

Animal Wildlife | Numbat | The numbat is a small-sized marsupial that is found in Western Australia. The numbat has long, colourful fur and despite being a marsupial, the female numbat does not have a pouch on her belly.The numbat was once found across Southern Australia, but today the numbat is considered to be an endangered species as there are only a few small numbat colonies found in Western Australia today. It has been estimated that there are only 1,500 numbat individuals left in the…

Find out about Koalas

Education Resources | Australian Koala Foundation

Learn about Koalas Koalas mean so much to the world. Even the hardest human heart melts when it comes into close contact with them - especially in the wild. In conservation terms, the Koala is a 'flagship' species for other lesser-known parts of the ecosystem. The Koala's struggle tells us that the bush is in trouble. Koalas do not harm anyone. They live in our backyards. It's

GREAT BOWER BIRD lives northern Australia By Dimity Bambrick. They live from Broome in Western Australia to Mackay in Queensland, he attracts his girl to his bower made of sticks to mate and she nests in a sparse cup in the fork of a tree and lays 2 buff eggs, they grow from 32-35cm.

GREAT BOWER BIRD lives northern Australia By Dimity Bambrick. They live from Broome in Western Australia to Mackay in Queensland, he attracts his girl to his bower made of sticks to mate and she nests in a sparse cup in the fork of a tree and lays 2 buff eggs, they grow from 32-35cm.

The Australian Ringneck (Barbardius zonarius) is a parrot native to Australia. Except for extreme tropical and highland areas, the species has adapted to all conditions.

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The Australian Ringneck (Barbardius zonarius) is a parrot native to Australia. Except for extreme tropical and highland areas, the species has adapted to all conditions.

Australian mountain pygmy possum is a small, mouse-sized nocturnal marsupial of Australia found in dense alpine rock screes and boulder fields, mainly southern Victoria and around Mount Kosciuszko National Park in New South Wales.

Mountain Pygmy Possum

The Mountain Pygmy Possum is a highly endangered species found only in the alpine country of South Eastern Australia

Tiger Quoll is the only Australian mammal with a spotted tail

Tiger Quoll (Spot-tailed Quoll) - Dasyurus maculatus

Tiger Quoll (Spot-tailed Quoll) - Dasyurus maculatus