The Tasmanian Devil

Easy Science for Kids Tasmanian Devils - The Land Cleaners - learn fun facts about animals, the human body, our planet and much more. Fun free Tasmanian Devils - The Land Cleaners activities!

The Perentie

A huge lizard living in the Australian desert. The Perentie, a two meter monitor lizard that lives in the Australian deserts, uses the same strategy: it shelters in underground burrows.

Crikey! It's a Quokka!

Basically the happiest animal ever to exist on this planet - Australian Quokka

Australia's mountain pygmy possum

The mountain pygmy possum illustrated for the cover of AG's issue (Image: Ego Guiotto).

Kookaburra Lives in the old Gum Tree... Merry Merry King of the Bush is He... Laugh Kookaburra Laugh Kookaburra ...Gay your life must be...:)

Kookaburra Lives in the old Gum Tree. Merry Merry King of the Bush is He.

The Platypus

Australia's unique duck-billed platypus -- an egg-laying, furry animal with web feet that spends most of its time underwater -- is in fact part bird, part reptile and part mammal according to its gene map.

Eastern Grey Kangaroo

No, I am not going to write about kangaroos. Everybody who wants to write funny stories about Australia writes about kangaroos.

The Red Kangaroo

Only in Australia.a very unusual site, a kangaroo on the beach. Usually very early morning or late afternoon.

A Dingo Ate My Baby...LOL!

Scientists predict the dingo might be extinct within 20 years! A big reason is because dingoes can cross-breed successfully with domesticated dogs. The results of this coupling create mixes that are larger than pure dingo’s and can out-compete them.

Australian brush-tailed possums

This is the Australian version of the possum, it looks very different from an American possum. Australian brush-tailed possums like these are nocturnal, they make good pets if you raise them from the time they're young, and they're great animals - in Aus