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Posted on 29 Oct 2015

How Many Of These Weird Australian Animals Can You Name?

Bet you've never even heard of these crazy critters before!

  1. Who is this squishy fellow?

    museum.wa.gov.au
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    It's a Turtle Frog!

    A type of frog that resembles a turtle without a shell, it lives in sandy soil in Western Australia and cries itself to sleep at night.

  2. Who is this stretched rat?

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    It's a Sugar Glider!

    It can glide up to 90 metres between trees and can also be used as a snuggle blanket for human babies.

  3. Who is this depression bird?

    aqua.org
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    It's a Tawny Frogmouth!

    A nocturnal bird, its colouring mimics tree bark. Seen here discovering its wife in bed with another bird.

  4. Who is this baldy dude?

    en.wikipedia.org
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    It's a White Ibis!

    This glorious native Australian bird is commonly seen in east coast cities and knows how to keep its head up and stay proud, no matter what the haters say.

  5. Who is this sneaky angel?

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    It's an Eastern Long-Necked Turtle!

    This turtle can be found in freshwater rivers and in backpacker bars, leaning against walls and asking girls if they come here often.

  6. Who is this curious hellmonster?

    en.wikipedia.org
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    It's a Southern Cassowary!

    This lil cutie can shred you to death with its dagger-like talons if you try to ride it like a pony or if you say mean things about its lumpy head.

  7. Who is this hanging one?

    en.wikipedia.org
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    It's A Flying Fox!

    The flying fox loves spreading Hendra virus and can be found hanging dead on the powerlines outside your house.

  8. Who is this yelling lady?

    en.wikipedia.org
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    It's a Frill-Neck Lizard!

    This lizard has frills on its neck to scare away predators. The origin of its name is unknown.

  9. And finally, who is this noble beast?

    Thinkstock
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    It is a koala!

    The cuddly koala has four hoofed legs and is often seen on Australian farms and racing tracks. Phar Lap is the name of the most famous koala of all.

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