Cute Cute Koala ☞…… A.Koala is not a bear,but is a marsupial , other marsupials include kangaroos, wallabies, , possums, opossums, wombats and the Tasmanian devil. Less well-known species of marsupials include the numbat, bandicoots, bettongs, the bilby, quolls and the quokka.
Thylacine The largest carnivorous marsupial in modern times (standing about 2′ tall and 6′ long including the tail), the Thylacine once lived in mainland Australia and New Guinea, by the time of European settlement it was already nearly extinct, due to human activity. In Tasmania however (hence, the more common name of Tasmanian tiger or Tasmanian wolf) it lived on, with the last one confirmed killed in the wild in 1930. The last Thylacine in captivity, pictured above, died in 1936.