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Mammals

Mammals. are warm-blooded vertebrates with hair, mammary glands used to suckle young with milk, a diaphragm, three bones in the middle ear, & a lower jaw made up of a single pair of bones that articulates in a unique way with the skull.

* animals usually seen at Walkabout Park.
** animals usually seen on Wild Sleep Out programs.
*** animals that only live wild so might not be seen.

 
bandicoot

Bandicoot*

Bandicoots are furry and eat plants, seeds, insects, spiders and berries. They hold food in their front paws to eat and live where there are ..... More

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Bilby**

A bilby is a shy, nocturnal marsupial, unique to Australia. It has a grey and white silky coat, long, sensitive ears and a pink pointed.... More

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Brush Tailed Possum**

There are lots of different possums. They are small furry plant eating mammals that live in the bush and in parks and gardens. Possums.... More

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Dingo*

The Dingo (plural dingoes) or warrigal, Canis lupus dingo, is a type of wild dog, probably descended from the Southern-East Asian.... More

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Eastern Grey Kangaroo*

Other common names for this kangaroo are Great Grey Kangaroo, Scrub Kangaroo and the Forester. These kangaroos can be found ..... More

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Grey Headed Flying Fox*

After more than a year of planning and hard work, the grey headed flying foxes from Lane Cove National Park finally.... More

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Koala*

Koalas are arguably Australia's most loved animals. They are extremely well adapted for life in the trees and a diet of Eucalyptus leaves.... More

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Parma Wallaby*

This wallaby got its name from an Aboriginal word. "parma".  The meaning of this word is unknown. Other common names for this wallaby are the .... More 

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Red Necked Pademelon*

One of the interesting facts about these wallabies is that their tails are not used in support when moving around. The tails drags behind not being used.... More 

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Red Necked Wallaby

Other common names for this wallaby are Bennett's Wallaby, Brush Wallaby, Brusher and Red Wallaby. Red-necked Wallabies act solitary..... More

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Rufous Bettong**

Another common name for this critter is the Rufous Rat Kangaroo. Since European settlement this bettong’s numbers have been.... More 

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Spinifex Hopping Mouse

A little known Australian has found a home at Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park, at Calga. Five spinifex hopping mice.... More

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Spotted-Tail Quoll

The tiger quoll (Dasyurus maculatus), also known as the spotted-tail quoll, the spotted quoll, the spotted-tailed dasyure or (erroneously) .... More

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Sugar Glider**

Sugar gliders are about 30cm long from the tip of their noses to the tip of their tails. They weigh less 150 grams.They have a embrane for gliding that .... More

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Swamp Wallaby*

Other common names - Black Wallaby, Fern Wallaby or the Black Stinker. The Swamp Wallaby is the only member of the genus .... More

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Wombat*

Wombats live in Australia. They are found in the forests of Tasmania and Eastern Australia. Wombat's are marsupials, that is the babies.... More

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Wallaroo*

Wallaroos are found all over Australia. They are well established. One subspecies is called the "Euro" .... More 

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Agile Wallaby

Agile wallabies are a sandy yellow colour, also called the Sandy Wallaby. They are found in northern Australia.... More 

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