Northern Hairy Nosed Wombat is one of the three living Wombat species found in Australia. The animal is also known as “yaminon”. It belongs to the Marsupialia or Marsupial infraclass. This species was once very widespread in different parts of Australia including Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria. But, at present the Northern Hairy Nosed Wombat populations are declining alarmingly, making it critically endangered.
Frilled Lizard or Frill-Necked Lizard is a large lizard species belonging to the Agamidae family. They are native to various regions of Australia and New Guinea. The frill like ruff around the neck of this lizard earned it the name Frill-Necked Lizard. It is also known as the Frilled Neck Lizard and Frilled Dragon. This species is very popular as pets.
The scientific name for this species is Chlamydosaurus kingii.
The Thorny Devil is a species of lizards found in Australia. It is known for its unique spiny appearance and chameleon-like color changing abilities. It is the only species belonging to the genus Moloch and is known by various names such as the Mountain Devil, Thorny Lizard, Thorny Dragon as well as Moloch.
Thorny Devil Scientific Name
The scientific name for Thorny devil is “Moloch horridus”.
The Sulphur Crested Cockatoo is a large white cockatoo bird found in various parts of Australia as well as in New Guinea. They are quite popular as pets and make delightful companions.
Sulphur Crested Cockatoo Scientific Name
The scientific name for these species of cockatoo is “Cacatua galerita”.
The White Bellied Sea Eagle, also known as the White Breasted Sea Eagle, is mainly found near coastline as their name suggests. They are normally found in pairs and live close to water ways. The Eagle is found in many parts of Australia and numerous folk tales have been there about this beautiful bird. This is Australia’s second largest Bird of Prey. They are giant sized kites.
White Bellied Sea Eagle Scientific Name
The scientific name of White Bellied Sea Eagle is Haliaeetus leucogaster.
The Australian Magpie is a medium-sized, passerine bird that is native to Australia and Southern New Guinea. These birds are one of the most common Australian birds and are also described as one of the most proficient song birds. They usually have an array of multifaceted vocalizations.
Australian Magpie Scientific Name
Magpies are scientifically known as Gymnorhina Tibicin.
Numbat is a marsupial belonging to the mammal family. It is an emblem of the Western Australia. The mammal looks very adorable and makes a great pet. Due to its endangered existence status it is protected and not much encouraged to be petted.
Numbat Scientific Name.
Scientific name for Numbat is Myrmecobius fasciatus.
Rainbow lorikeet is a parrot with a dash of color on its feathers. It belongs to the Psittacidae family of the Lorini tribe. This bird is an Australian pride. With its smearing colorful beauty and sweet-naughty nature, this bird is a hot favorite amongst bird petting enthusiasts.
Rainbow Lorikeet Scientific Name
The Rainbow Lorikeet bears the scientific name of Trichoglossus haematodus.
Marsupial Mouse is a small rat or mouse that belongs to the Dasyyuridae family. It is also known as “stuart’s antechinus” and “macleay’s marsupial mouse”
Marsupial Mouse Scientific Name
The Scientific Name of Marsupial Mouse is Antechinus stuartii.
The Weedy Sea Dragon is the only species belonging to the Phyllopteryx genus. This fish species is a close relative of the seahorse and the Leafy Sea Dragon. It is found in different states of Australia. This Sea dragon is also known as the Common Sea Dragon.
Weedy Sea Dragon Scientific Name
The scientific name for this sea dragon is Phyllopteryx taeniolatus.