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Animals and Reptiles

Australia has an amazing array of animals. In particular, our native animals are renowned world wide.

For some of us, kangaroos, although loved dearly in the cities and overseas, are nothing but a pest at times in the bush. There are more car accidents due to them than anything else. Still, they were here first.

We have many of the most venomous snakes in the world and some magnificent monitor lizards that we call goannas.  I hope you enjoy this collection of animals and reptiles I’ve seen around the bush.

Brown Hare

Brown Hare

The Brown Hare, as it is known here, or the European hare is native to Europe and parts of Asia.  It is one of the

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Eastern Brown Snake

Eastern Brown Snake

The Eastern Brown Snake is native to eastern and Central Australia.  It is considered to be the second most venomous snake in the world after

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Eastern Grey Kangaroos

Eastern Grey Kangaroo

The Eastern Grey Kangaroo is an Australian native marsupial.  It is the second only to the Red Kangaroo that inhabits the dry inland in terms

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Two Echidnas

Echidna

The Echidna is one of Australia’s well known native animals. It is a unique, shy animal that moves slowly through the bush.  When the Echidna

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Lace Monitor

Lace Monitor

I find the Lace Monitor an amazing reptile. They seem to be all different colours as if you can recognise them by their colouring. The

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Red Fox

Red Fox

The Red Fox is an introduced feral pest in Australia. It is considered to be particularly harmful to our native animals and rivals feral cats

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Swamp Wallaby

Swamp Wallaby

The Swamp Wallaby seems to be a bit of a misnomer to me. Locations where I have seen this marsupial couldn’t be further than a

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