10261 thumb Mammal Watch Porongurup

Mammalian fauna in Australia is generally dominated by marsupials but there is also rodents, bats and other placental mammals to be found as well. A whopping 87% of Australian terrestrial mammals are found nowhere else in the world. Like many creatures in Australia the local mammals are often ...more ↓

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Short-beaked Echidna 1
Tachyglossus aculeatus
Small
Brush-tailed Phascogale 2
Phascogale tapoatafa
240px yellow footed antechinus (antechinus flavipes)   crusoe reservoir, kangaroo flat, vic.
Yellow-Footed Antechinus 3
Antechinus flavipes
Small
Western Quoll 4
Dasyurus geoffroii
Small
Honey Possum 5
Tarsipes rostratus
Small
Southwestern Pygmy Possum 6
Cercartetus concinnus
Small
Western Ringtail Possum 7
Pseudocheirus occidentalis
Small
Common Brushtail Possum 8
Trichosurus vulpecula
240px macropus fuliginosus feeding
Western Grey Kangaroo 9
Macropus fuliginosus
Small
Black-Gloved Wallaby 10
Macropus irma
Small
Quokka 7
Setonix brachyurus
Small
Quenda 11
Isoodon obesulus fusciventer
Small
Bush Rat 12
Rattus fuscipes
Small
Black Rat 13
Rattus rattus
Small
Rakali 14
Hydromys chrysogaster
Small
Gould's Wattled Bat 15
Chalinolobus gouldii
Small
Chocolate Wattled Bat 15
Chalinolobus morio
Western False Pipistrelle
Falsistrellus mackenziei
Small
Lesser Long-eared Bat 15
Nyctophilus geoffroyi
Small
Gould's Long-eared Bat 15
Nyctophilus gouldi
Small
Southern Free-tailed Bat 15
Mormopterus planiceps
Small
White-striped Free-tailed Bat 15
Austronomus australis

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