Young koala at Australia Zoo
Koalas are marsupials (so they've got a pouch) and are most closely related to wombats. They rely on eucalyptus leaves food, feeding mostly at night.
Emu running through the bush
Emus are the second largest birds in the world after ostriches, which they resemble in many respects. Emus prefer to live in lightly-wooded bushland.
Large salty on a riverbank
Saltwater crocodiles are the world's largest living reptile. They are common throughout the waterways of Australia's northern tropical regions.
Big buck red kangaroo
Red kangaroos are the world's largest marsupials. They live in the dry, arid parts of central Australia.
Female redback in a web
Redback spiders are members of the widow family. They like sheds and other dark places and are often responsible for serious bites.
Pair of dingoes
Dingoes are a breed of dog that are long-adapted to living in Australia's outback. Pure-bred dingoes cannot normally be tamed.