The common wombat has short, slightly rounded ears, a large, hairless nose and coarse, thick fur. The pouch opens to the rear as an adaptation to ensure it does not fill with soil while the animal is digging.
The fat-tailed dunnart has a head and body length of 60-90mm, tail 45-70cm in length and weighs only 10-20g. It has large black eyes, large ears, a pointed snout and a fat tail when in optimum condition.
A familiar sight over much of eastern Australia, grey-headed flying foxes or fruit bats are usually seen at dusk, leaving their preferred roosting site in large numbers, heading out to favourite feeding areas.
Koalas are short and stocky animals with dense, woolly fur which is light grey in the northern part of the range and brownish grey in the south. The underside is white, while the large flat nose is black.
The Parma wallaby is a small animal, with a length between 45-55cm, not including the length of the tail, which is about the same length again. The male of the species is larger and more robust than the female.
The duck-like bill is covered in bluish, leathery skin and the fur is a velvety dark brown velvety on the back and creamy yellow underneath. The species has webbed feet to assist with their aquatic lifestyle.
The quokka is a small macropod (same family as kangaroos and wallabies) about the size of a domestic cat. It is a marsupial and just like other marsupials in the macropod family, the quokka is herbivorous and mainly nocturnal.