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Little Monkey(s) of the Forest

Most people are familiar with the true monkeys of South America, which include acrobatic spider monkeys, clever capuchins, and colorful tamarins, just to name a few. 646 more words

Dromiciops

The first humans in Australia may have encountered eight-foot-tall kangaroos

A team of paleontologists may have discovered a previously unknown species of kangaroo at a mining site in north Queensland, Australia. It dates back more than 30,000 years. 213 more words

Bushwalking at Lesmurdie Falls with my son

Last week I had a day off work and a few days before my 2.5 yr old son Liam had asked to go bushwalking.

My friend had given me some tips that Quenda could be seen around the picnic area just down from the Lesmurdie Falls Carpark. 158 more words

Mammals

Australia's Unusual Marsupials

Australia holds many distinctions from other countries: for starters, it’s the only island that is both a continent and a country, and, it has many of the strangest and most lethal animals on earth. 3,449 more words