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  • Bridled Nailtail Wallaby

    Bridled Nailtail Wallaby

    The Bridled Nailtail Wallaby or Bridled Nail-tail Wallaby is a marsupial species living in various parts of Australia. It derives its name from the white-colored bridle line that runs from center of its neck down behind forearms on either side, as well as the horny nailed point at the tip of the long tail. Scientific…

  • Lumholtz Tree Kangaroo

    Lumholtz Tree Kangaroo

    The Lumholtz tree kangaroo is a heavy-bodied species of tree kangaroo that is found mostly in the rainforests of Queensland. It gets its name from Norwegian explorer and naturalist Carl Sofus Lumholtz. Scientific Name The scientific name for this species of tree kangaroo is “Dendrolagus lumholtzi”.

  • Turtle Frog

    Turtle Frog

    Turtle Frog is a unique looking frog which is native to the western part of Australia. It is characterized by its peculiar body which looks like a small turtle without its shell. Mainly found in the semi-arid region, these frogs, unlike the other frogs, have short and muscular limbs. The strong limbs help them dig…

  • Tasmanian Devil

    Tasmanian Devil

    Tasmanian devil is the largest of the marsupial, which is a carnivore. Fossils found widely across Australia prove that they were once widespread across the mainland Australia. That was about 400 years ago. Now they are available only in the island state of Tasmania. The Tasmanian devil is the size of a small dog with…

  • Platypus


    Platypus is one amongst the nature’s unlikely animal. They are the only mammal that lays eggs instead of giving birth to their young ones. They are native to the Eastern Australia and Tasmania. Platypus are semi aquatic mammals and are included as one of the extant species of monotremes. It belongs to the Ornithorhynchidae family…