Australian Animals: Dangerous, Unique and Cuddly
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Australian Animals: Dangerous, Unique and Cuddly

Today, we’re going on an extraordinary trip across Australia, a land with a personality as big as the wide, blue sky above the Outback. A Land Down Under Like No Other Australia, this dreamy, sun-kissed land down under, is famed for its staggering diversity of animals. We’re not just talking about Australian animals like kangaroos…

Dingo – the largest carnivore in Australia

Dingo – the largest carnivore in Australia

The dingo is one of the most unique animals in Australia. It is a wild dog that is believed to have descended from domestic dogs introduced to the continent by ancient Asian mariners around 4000 years ago. Today, dingoes can be found in many parts of Australia and play an important ecological role as apex…

Where to find platypus? – a shy and unique mammal

Where to find platypus? – a shy and unique mammal

The platypus is one of the most extraordinary animals. Upon first examination, scientists initially believed that this creature was a fabrication, a peculiar amalgamation of a duck, beaver, and otter. Observing this endearing animal, one can’t help but wonder if Mother Nature playfully combined a duck’s bill and webbed feet, a beaver’s tail, and the…

Fruit bats – excellent vision pollinators

Fruit bats – excellent vision pollinators

Fruit bats are also known as flying foxes. Those nomadic animals like the northern parts of Australia, but they also live in Victoria, NSW and South Australia.  We often see them during our trips. Yes, they smell. We often know they are close without seeing them due to their natural stinky odour. However, we also…

Australian Buffalo – unwanted resident of Northern Territory

Australian Buffalo – unwanted resident of Northern Territory

Australian buffalo were imported into Australia in the 19th century. They were used as working animals and sources of meat for the remote northern outposts. Life was difficult and lots of these places were abandoned. When that happened the Australian buffalo were released and became feral. The feral Australian buffalo has been a major environmental…