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  • Sarah at ZooLab

10 Fun Facts About Australian Animals

Updated: Mar 4, 2022

In the spirit of Australia Day (26th January), we have put together a few favourite facts about our friends down under!

1) Australia is home to all three types of mammals.

It has over 300 native mammals, including marsupials, monotremes and placental mammals.

2) Lord Howe Island stick insect was thought extinct until 2001!

Only 9-35 adults remain in the wild at Ball’s Pyramid, Lord Howe Island.