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Bandicoot

TaxonomyFAMILY PeramelidaeGENUSSPECIESCOMMON NAMEOTHER COMMON NAMES(B=bandicoot)Isodonshort-nosedauratusGolden Bnorthern golden B, northern golden-backed B, windaru, wintaroo, nyuluobesulusSouthern Brown Bshort-nosed B, southern short-nosed B, brown B,...

Bilby

TAXONOMIC CLASSIFICATIONFamilyPeramelidaeSubFamilyThalacomyinaeGenusMacrotis large earedSpecieslagotisGeneralCommon NamesGreater BilbyRabbit-eared Bandicoot, Rabbit Bandicoot, Pinkie, Ninu, Walpajirri, DalgyteNearest RelativesbandicootsSizesimilar to a rabbit; male 2.5 kg; female about half...

Thylacinus cynocephalus (Tasmanian Tiger)

Taxonomy Common names: Tasmanian tiger, Tasmanian wolf, Marsupial wolf, hyena, zebra-wolf History

Pied Butcherbird

The pied butcherbird is a a mid-sized black and white songbird native to Australia. The Pied Butcherbird is across much of mainland...

Rainbow Lorikeets

Rainbow Lorikeet's is a unique species of parrot found in Australia. The rainbow lorikeet is well known for it's unique rainbow plumage...

Carnivorous Marsupials

Family Dasyuridae Ranging in size from the Tasmanian Devil with a head and body...