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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.



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



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


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



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


Eastern Grey Kangaroo*

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


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



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 


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 


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


Rufous Bettong**

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


Spinifex Hopping Mouse

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


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


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



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


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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