• Koala

    The koala or, inaccurately, koala bear is an arboreal herbivorous marsupial native to Australia. It is the only extant representative of its family and  its closest living relatives are the wombats. The koala is found in coastal areas of the mainland's eastern and southern regions, inhabiting Queensland, New South Wales,…

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  • Common wombat

    The common wombat is a species of large mammals endemic to Australia. There are three extant members of the wombat family the common wombat, the southern hair-nosed wombat and the northern hairy-nosed wombat. Also known as the coarse-haired wombat, the common wombat is the largest burrowing mammal and the second…

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  • Funnel-web Spider

    From sharks to box jellyfish in the sea to snakes and spiders on land, Australia has a reputation for being filled with animals ready to kill you. One land-dwelling animal that has the history to back up those claims is the funnel-web spider with venom that can kill a human…

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