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Southern Hairy-nosed Wombat

Taxonomy FamilyVombatidaewombatssturdy body, powerful limbs for burrowingGenusLasiorhinusHairy-nosed wombatslarge square nose covered with fine hairSpecieslatifronsSouthern Hairy-nosed wombatNearest RelativesL. krefftiiVombatus...

Shingleback Lizard

The Shingleback Lizard is a well known member of the skink family. Related to the commonly known blue tongue lizards, the Shingleback...

Perentie

The Perentie is the largest of the monitor lizards in Australia and the fourth largest on earth. Found primarily in central Australia...

Pademelons

Taxonomy <> </> FamilyMacropodidaekangaroos, wallabies, wallaroos, quokka, pademelonsGenusThylogalepouched weasel3 species in Australia4th species only in New...

Common Death Adder

The Common Death Adder is a species of death adder found in Australia. One the most venomous species in world, it is...

Blue-tongued Skinks

FAMILY: ScincidaeGenusSpeciesSub-speciesCommon Name*b-t = blue-tongueSnout-ventLengthTail:Body RatioTiliquascinoidescommon b-tintermedianorthern b-t30cm /13inworld'slargest skink.5 - .75scinoideseastern b-toccipitalis western b-t30cm/13in.5multifasciata centralian b-t29cm/11in.5nigrolutea blotched or southern b-t25cm /10in.5adelaidensis Adelaide pygmy b-t9cm/4in.67