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Quokka

2021-05-18T18:22:25+10:00September 22nd, 2020|

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.

Platypus

2020-12-31T12:38:39+11:00September 22nd, 2020|

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.

Parma Wallaby

2020-12-31T12:35:41+11:00September 22nd, 2020|

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.

Koala

2021-07-29T09:23:05+10:00September 22nd, 2020|

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.

Echidna

2020-09-22T09:39:03+10:00September 21st, 2020|

Echidnas or spiny anteaters can grow to about 40cm long and weigh up to 7kg. It has a bare, tube-like snout and a long, sticky tongue. The feet are dark and have a set of powerful black claws.

Common Wombat

2020-12-30T21:38:04+11:00September 21st, 2020|

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.

Dingo

2021-04-21T09:27:58+10:00August 25th, 2020|

The dingo is a medium-sized dog weighing in at 15-20kg. Despite its common image of a reddish-brown coat, colouration varies and includes very pale creamy-brown forms and even black and tan.

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