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BUSH CURLEW ALERT

BUSH CURLEW ALERT

BUSH CURLEW ALERT

As far back as 1992 concern was being expressed about the plight of the Bush Curlew (Bush Thick knee) through the pages of the Wildlife Australia Magazine.

In 1996 a Friends of the Stone…

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AUSTRALIAN BRUSH TURKEY

(Alectura lathami)

Also known as the scrub turkey, wild turkey or wee-lah (Indigenous, Hunter Region)

Australian Brush Turkey Photo © Ewa Meyer Australian Brush…

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WHIPTAIL WALLABY

(Macropus parryi)

Whiptail wallaby. Photo © At a glanceAlso called: pretty-faced wallaby, grey-faced wallaby, grey flier, blue flier, jabali.

The most beautiful and boldly marked of…

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WATER MOUSE

(Xeromys myoides)

Also known as the marine mouse or yirrkoo (Indigenous).

Introduction

Water mouse (Xeromys myoides) and mound. Drawings: Angela Frost Water mouse (Xeromys…

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NORTHERN QUOLL

(Dasyurus hallucatus)

Also called the northern Australian native cat, northern native cat, satanellus, and njanmak (Mayali)

Introduction

Northern quoll Photo © Eric Vanderduys Northern quoll

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SPOTTED-TAILED QUOLL

(Dasyurus maculatus)

Spotted-tailed quoll (Dasyurus maculatus) Photo: Scott Burnett Spotted-tailed quoll (Dasyurus maculatus)
Photo: Scott Burnett

Also called … Tiger quoll, tiger cat, yarri…

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SHORT-BEAKED ECHIDNA

(Tachyglossus aculeatus)

The short-beaked echidna is Australia’s most widespread animal Photo © The short-beaked echidna is
Australia’s most widespread animal
Photo © WPSQ

Also known…

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PLATYPUS

(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)

Juvenile female platypus Juvenile female platypus, Cold Creek. Image © Tamielle Brunt / Wildlife Queensland

Also known as the duck-billed platypus, boondaburra,…

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NORTHERN HAIRY-NOSED WOMBAT

(Lasiorhinus krefftii)

Also called Yaminon (Indigenous name from the region of St George, south-western Queensland)

Introduction

Northern hairy-nosed wombat. Photo © EPA / Darren Jew

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KOALA

(Phascolarctos cinereus)

Introduction

Koala Photo © WIldlife Queensland image © WIldlife Queensland

The koala is the largest arboreal folivore found in Australia, with a lifestyle adapted…

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