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Tasmanian Devil

Taxonomy FamilyDasyuridaeDasyurids - carnivorous marsupialsteeth are for biting and cuttingGenusSarcophilussarco- flesh -philus loverSpeciesharrisii Common Names Tasmanian devil, native devilNearest Relatives native cats

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...


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


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...