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AUSTRALIAAUSTRALIA Australia is estimated to be 7,692,024 square Kilometers. Australia is the sixth largest nation. Australia has the most venomous snakes in the world. Australia is the smallest continent and the largest island.
KOALAKOALA Koalas are not bears. Koalas fossils found in Australia have been dated back to 20 million years. Koalas eat eucalypt leaves and almost nothing else. The closest living relative to the Koala is the Wombat. A baby Koala is called a Joey. Koalas have a large nose coloured pink or black.
CrocodilesCrocodiles Crocodiles have the strongest bite of any animal in the world. Some crocodile species can weigh up to 1200kg (2600lb). The saltwater crocodile is the largest species of Crocodile in the world. The muscles that open a Crocodiles jaw are not so powerful. Strong people would be able to hold a Crocodiles jaw shut. Crocodiles eat fish, Birds and other animals.
FAIRY PENGUIN The Fairy penguin is the smallest species of penguin There nicknames are the blue penguin, the little blue penguin or the blue penguin The head and upperparts are blue in colour, with slate grey ears. The fairy penguin has wings and a long life span.
GREAT WHITE SHARK The great white shark is also known as the white shark, great white, great pointer and man eater. The great white shark is the. species of the shark from the hit movie jaws. The great white sharks normally eat seals, small fish and other things they can find. Sharks can live up to an age of 15 years old.
Rainbow Lorikeet The most striking coloured and noisy bird out of the 328 species of parrot. These birds are mostly found in flocks, big flocks at night. These birds spend most of there time feeding and most of their food comes from trees, flowers, pollen and blossom.
Frilled neck lizardFrilled neck lizard Head and Body Length: to 28cm Total Overall Length: usually 70 cm but up to 95cm. The colour of the lizard matches the land on which it lives, so a frilled lizard from 1 region may be brighter than another. The male is more colourful than the female, They are not poisonous or harmful to man.
Tasmanian Devil The Tasmanian Devil is the largest carnivore (eat meat)in Australia. The Tasmanian devil is usually black with a white collar or patch around his neck. It is the size of a small terrier dog. Its dark colouring helps it to move around unseen at night. Tasmanian devil prefers to eat carrion(which is dead animals.