The Koala is a stubby, cuddly little tree-dwelling animal with lots of grey fur, a big black nose and large fluffy ears. It is a marsupial mammal and live for around 18 years...
An Echidna is an egg laying mammal called a monotreme. It is an anteater sometimes referred to as a "Spiny Anteater"...
A Kangaroo is a large hopping marsupial mammal. The female carried their babies in a pouch in their abdomen.
A Cockatoo is a very large parrot. It can be up to 38 cm (15 in) in length. It is quite common.
The Kookaburra is the worlds largest kingfisher growing to 45 cm (18 ins) and weighs about .5 kg (1 lb)...
Sharks are found all around the coastline of Australia...
The Fairy Penguin, found along the southern coast, is the smallest penguin species in the world..
The Wombat is a marsupial mammal that looks like a baby bear...
The red-bellied black snake is poisonous. It has a purple-black body and a red-orange coloured belly...
The Saltwater Crocodile can be found in the northern parts of Australia...
The Emu is a large flightless bird. It is the second tallest bird in the world..