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Squirrel glider

Squirrel glider

Description The squirrel glider (Petaurus norfolcensis) is a nocturnal[3] gliding possum.[4] The squirrel glider is one of the wrist-winged gliders of the genus Petaurus. Like most of the wrist-winged gliders, the squirrel glider is...

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Northern brown bandicoot

Northern brown bandicoot

Description The northern brown bandicoot (Isoodon macrourus), a marsupial species, is a bandicoot found only on the northern and eastern coasts of Australia and nearby islands, mainly Papua New Guinea. It is not, however, found far...

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Sugar glider

Sugar glider

Description The sugar glider (Petaurus breviceps) is a small, omnivorous, arboreal, and nocturnal gliding possum belonging to themarsupial infraclass. The common name refers to its preference for sugary nectarous foods and ability to...

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Southern brown bandicoot

Southern brown bandicoot

Description The southern brown bandicoot (Isoodon obesulus) is a short-nosed bandicoot, a type of marsupial, found mostly in southern Australia. It is also known as the quenda in South Western Australia (from the Noongar word kwernt).[3]...

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Feathertail glider

Feathertail glider

The feathertail glider (Acrobates pygmaeus), also known as the pygmy gliding possum, pygmy glider, pygmy phalanger, flying phalanger and flying mouse,[3] is the world’s smallest gliding possum[4] and is named for its long...

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Spotted-tailed quoll

Spotted-tailed quoll

Description The spotted-tail quoll (Dasyurus maculatus), also known as the tiger quoll, the spotted quoll, the spotted-tailed dasyure or the tiger cat, is a carnivorous marsupial of the quoll genus Dasyurus native to Australia. With males...

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Koala

Koala

Description The koala (Phascolarctos cinereus, or, inaccurately, koala bear[a]) is an arboreal herbivorous marsupial native toAustralia. It is the only extant representative of the family Phascolarctidae and its closest living relatives...

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Long-nosed bandicoot

Long-nosed bandicoot

Description The long-nosed bandicoot (Perameles nasuta) is a species of bandicoot found in eastern Australia. Around 40 centimetres (16 in) long, it is sandy- or grey-brown with a long snouty nose. Omnivorous, it forages for...

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Common Ringtail Possum

Common Ringtail Possum

Description The common ringtail possum (Pseudocheirus peregrinus, Greek for “false hand” and Latin for “pilgrim” or “alien”) is anAustralian marsupial. It lives in a variety of habitats and eats a...

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