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Mammals

Amazing and diverse mammal species only found in Australia. From iconic marsupials like kangaroos and wallabies to rare and elusive species like the Tasmanian devil, Australia is home to a staggering array of mammals.

Learn about the different types of Australian mammals, their habits and behaviors, and how to identify them in the wild. You’ll also find tips on how to attract and care for these mammals in your own backyard, as well as information on the conservation efforts being undertaken to protect these important members of the ecosystem.

Whether you’re a mammal enthusiast or just have a casual interest in Australian mammals, you’ll find something here to pique your curiosity.

Australian Pademelon in long grass
Marsupials

Pademelons the Enchanting World of Australia’s Miniature Marsupials

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Aussie Animals

Pademelons: The Small and Shy Marsupials of Australia and New Guinea Pademelons are small, furry, fascinating and very cute marsupials ...

Red-Necked Wallaby resting on the grass
Marsupials

Red-Necked Wallaby: Australia’s Iconic Macropod

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Aussie Animals

Australia is home to many unique and fascinating animals, and the red-necked wallaby, also known as Bennett’s wallaby, is no ...

Pretty-Faced or Whiptail Wallaby looking at the camera
Marsupials

The Pretty-Faced Wallaby: A Marvel of the Australian Bush

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Aussie Animals

Discover the Unique Traits and Fascinating Life of Notamacropus parryi The whiptail wallaby, also known as the pretty-faced wallaby, is ...

Kangaroo Island's Western Grey Kangaroo - a male
Marsupials

Marvelous Macropus: Exploring the World of Kangaroo Island’s Western Grey Kangaroos

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Aussie Animals

The Fascinating Life of Kangaroo Island’s Western Grey Kangaroos On a large island off the coast of South Australia, early ...

western grey kangaroo side on posture
Marsupials

The Mighty Western Grey Kangaroo: The Iconic Giant of the Australian Outback

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Aussie Animals

The western grey kangaroo, also known as the black-faced kangaroo or the mallee kangaroo, roams the vast open spaces of ...

Antilopine Kangaroo
Marsupials

The Antilopine Kangaroo: The Giant Wallaby of Northern Australia

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Aussie Animals

The antilopine kangaroo, also known as the Euro, antilopine wallaroo or the antilopine wallaby, is one of the most unique ...

Red Kangaroo
Marsupials

The Red Kangaroo: Discovering the Wonders of Australia’s Iconic Marsupial

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Australia’s Red Kangaroo (Osphranter rufus) is one of the most iconic and recognizable animals on the planet. This remarkable marsupial ...

Fruit Bat
Mammals

Fruit Bats of Australia

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Aussie Animals

Uncover the Intriguing Flying Foxes of Australia Fruit bats, also known as flying foxes, are a fascinating group of animals ...

Numbat
Marsupials

The Numbat: A Small but Mighty Animal Facing Big Challenges

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Aussie Animals

Discover the Wonders of the Numbat A Beautiful and Threatened Marsupial The Numbat, scientifically known as Myrmecobius fasciatus, is a ...

Hairy-Footed Dunnart
Marsupials

The Hairy-Footed Dunnart: A Closer Look at this Elusive Marsupial

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Aussie Animals

Uncovering the Secret Life of the Hairy-Footed Dunnart Welcome to the world of the hairy-footed dunnart, a small but mighty ...

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