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7 Reasons Quokkas Are Australia's Most Adorable Animals

Petition to replace Western Australia's state emblem. Black swans are so... dark.

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  1. What should be Western Australia's state emblem?

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    Black Swan
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    Quokka
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What should be Western Australia's state emblem?
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    Black Swan
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    Quokka
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1. Quokkas are without doubt the cutest animal in Australia, if not the world.

Definitive Proof That Quokkas Are The Cutest

2. Unbiased biologists all agree.

.@RottnestIsland's Senior Ranger Doug Long explains why the island's quokkas are so popular

3. Whereas black swans have been known to kidnap small children, quokkas GO OUT OF THEIR WAY to say G'day to little people.

Son, meet your new best mate! #quokkawatch

4. Despite their friendly reputation, quokkas have a bit of a wild side and have been known to get on the Little Creatures if given half a chance.

Breaking: mischievous quokkas barred from @RottnestIsland's General Store

So VERY Western Australian then right?

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5. They are so fearless/stupid, that they sleep outdoors curled up in a little ball in the mistaken belief this will save them from predators.

Ssssssssh, the quokkas are asleep! #quokkawatch

6. They have their own island.

Heading to @RottnestIsland for very first time. Excited is putting it mildly! #quokkawatch

7. HAVE YOU EVER SEEN A BLACK SWAN DO THIS?!

Hello Mate! My first wild quokka, thank you @RottnestIsland!!!

 
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