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Echidna, they roam the australian bush and live on insects, they have very sharp spikes there is no way you can pick these up with your hands.

Platypus The platypus is a semiaquatic mammal endemic to eastern Australia, including Tasmania. Together with the four species of echidna, it is one of the five extant species of monotremes, the only mammals that lay eggs instead of giving birth


Bilby - Burrower with Long Ears and Muzzle

Bilby... An adorable Australian marsupial

Eastern Brown Snake *Found: throughout the eastern half of mainland Australia. Fast-moving, aggressive and known for their bad temper, together with other browns, they are responsible for more deaths every year in Australia than any other group of snakes. Not only is their venom ranked as the second most toxic of any land snake in the world they thrive in populated areas. If disturbed, raises its body off the ground, winding into an 'S' shape, mouth gaping open and ready to strike.

The Australian Magpie - a female Maggie brings her new off-spring to my door for a handout from time to time.

~~Wombat | short-legged, muscular quadrupedal marsupials that are native to Australia and are approximately 1 metre in length, with short, stubby tails | Taronga Zoo~~

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Meet The Happiest Animal In The World

A quokka ... check out that smile. You'll find these little guys off the coast of Western Australia.

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Platypus Genome Explains Animal's Peculiar Features; Holds Clues To Evolution Of Mammals


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Frilled Lizards, Frilled Lizard Pictures, Frilled Lizard Facts

This Australian frilled lizard has displayed its threatening posture...these lizards are unbelievable to watch in action!