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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.

Antechinus
Marsupials

Discovering the Antechinus Australia’s Elusive Marsupial Gem

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Aussie Animals

Annually, male antechinus Die en masse at the close of their mating period, overwhelmed by lethal levels of their own ...

Australian Nocturnal Mammal in a tree, reflective eyes
Conservation Birds Mammals Reptiles

Australian Nocturnal Animal List

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After Dark Australia’s Secretive Nocturnal Wildlife Australia is renowned for its unique and diverse wildlife, with many species found nowhere ...

two wrestling Agile Wallabies
Marsupials

Agile Wallaby Facts

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The Agile Wallaby: A Marsupial of Northern Australia and New Guinea The agile wallaby (Notamacropus agilis), also known as the ...

kangroo leaping in the air
Marsupials

Kangaroo Facts Get to Know These Fascinating Marsupials

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Kangaroo Facts and Insights into Australia’s National Animal Kangaroos are iconic Australian animals that have captured the imaginations of people ...

Yellow-Footed Rock-Wallaby with joey
Marsupials

Yellow-Footed Rock-Wallaby A Colorful and Endangered Australian Marsupial

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Surviving Against the Odds: The Plight of the Yellow-Footed Rock-Wallaby The Yellow-footed Rock-wallaby (Petrogale xanthopus) is a striking and unique ...

Quokka
Marsupials

The Quokka Australia’s Most Charming Marsupial

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Meet the Quokka Australia’s Smiling Marsupial Have you ever heard of an animal that looks like it’s always smiling? Meet ...

Australian Pademelon in long grass
Marsupials

Pademelons the Enchanting World of Australia’s Miniature Marsupials

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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 ...

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