Animals of Australia by rogerdhall.deviantart.com on @DeviantArt

Fine art illustration of some of the unique animals native to the island of Madagascar.

Man Meets Quokka, Quokka Won’t Leave Him Alone

Man Meets Quokka, Quokka Won’t Leave Him Alone

A Koala Visitor! Country Lane in Stirling, South Australia.                                                                                                                                                                                 More

"A Koala Visitor!" On a Friend's Country Lane in Stirling, South Australia. >> I would like to see one of these walking on my driveway!

Numbats are carnivorous and feed on termites with their long, sticky tongues. They have one litter per year   and shelter in hollow tree logs.

The numbat is a little-known marsupial native to Western Australia. The endangered creature, also called the Banded Ant Eater, actually doe.

The Quokka, known as 'the happiest animal in the world', is native to small islands off the coast of Western Australia.

Happy little quokkas! Like other marsupials in the macropod family, the quokka (Setonix brachyurus) is herbivorous and mainly nocturnal. It can be found on some smaller islands off the coast of Western Australia.

Koalas, kangaroos, and wombats - oh my! Learn all about the wildlife and animals of Australia with this fun infographic.

Koalas, kangaroos, and wombats - oh my! Learn all about the wildlife and animals of Australia with this fun infographic.

highly artistic and beautiful  vintage classic photography  (our sons are kangaroos ) baby kangaroo nestled in his mother's pouch (the photo is touching and solidly reminds people of motherhood)  the male is solidly darker (also darker than average) than the very fair mother

18+ Cute Australian Animals Pictures that Can Melt Your Heart [So Cute

The Bilby is nocturnal & their numbers are low. Native to Western Australia.

The Bilby. Perth Zoo has a successful breeding program. I buy chocolate Bilbys instead of chocolate bunnies at Easter.

Echidnas, sometimes known as spiny anteaters, belong to the family Tachyglossidae in the monotreme order of egg-laying mammals.

Some common Australian Animals

Wombats - they look like they have a great sense of humour, don't they?

18+ Cute Australian Animals Pictures that Can Melt Your Heart [So Cute

The koala is a marsupial, related to the wombat. Neither are bears. Koalas are native to the Australian bush but now less often seen in the wild, due to human impact.

Tasmanian Devil - Found mainly in Tasmania and along the southeastern coast of Australia. They are nocturnal, and usually eat birds, lizards. or scavenge the remains of dead animals they may come across. Tasmanian devils only get 3 to 4 feet in length. Sadly these animals are concidered endangered

Tasmanian Devil - Found mainly in Tasmania and along the southeastern coast of Australia. They are nocturnal, and usually eat birds, lizards. or scavenge the remains of dead animals they may come across. Tasmanian devils only get 3 to 4 feet in length.

The platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus), also known as the duck-billed platypus, is a semiaquatic egg-laying mammal endemic to eastern Australia.

Duckbill Platypus---the duck-billed platypus is a semiaquatic egg-laying mammal endemic to eastern Australia, including Tasmania.

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