15 Super Cool Animals That You May Find Only In Australia

Monday, Aug 24, 2020, 9:11 pm
By:James Fraser


Exotic wildlife is the first thing that strikes our mind when we think of Australia. Australia is home for a wide range of animal species. Australian flora and fauna is unusual and exotic. The animal and bird species we get to see in Australia are typically not found in other parts of the world.

Let’s have a quick look at 15 of Australia’s super cool animals!

7.Leafy Sea Dragon

Leafy sea dragons are weird looking creatures found in the sea waters of Australia. They are basically a fish species, and belong to the seahorse family. Leafy sea dragons possess leaf-like structures all over their bodies, making them look more like a plant/tree than a creature. Sea dragons are camouflage masters! They act like plants to protect themselves from predators.



Leafy Sea Dragon-15 Super Cool Animals That You May Find Only In Australia

8.Emu

Emu is the second largest bird in the world, standing next only to ostrich in terms of size. Emu is a native Australian bird, found on the Australian Coat of Arms along with Kangaroo. These birds can swim and run fast, reaching speeds up to 50 kmph. Emu are grown throughout the world on poultry farms for their meat. 



Emu-15 Super Cool Animals That You May Find Only In Australia


9.Echidna

Echidna, commonly known as spiny anteaters, are native Australian mammals that lay eggs. These animals look similar to porcupines and hedgehogs, though the 3 belong to different animal classes. Just like the platypus, echidna lactate via their skin pores. Echidnas eat insects and ants, and live in burrows dug by other animals.



Echidna-15 Super Cool Animals That You May Find Only In Australia

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