Found in the northern parts of Australia, these guys use their large frill to make them look larger. This is used to scare off their predators.
Found northern Australia. Can grow up to 6-7metres and can live up to 100 years. Definitely an animal you don’t want to come face to face with in the water!
BLACK - HEADED PYTHON
Found across the northern third of Australia in the arid regions. Non venomous. They kill their prey by constricting.They feed mainly on reptiles but will eat small mammals.The black head helps it attract the sun and retain heat.
BLUE TONGUE SKINK
Their large blue tongue scares off predators letting them think they’re poisonous.Great pest controllers in our garden feeding on snails & other pests. Although harmless, they do have a nasty bite if provoked.
COASTAL CARPET PYTHON
Found along the East Coast of Australia. Non venomous – Kill prey by constricting. Can grow up to 4m. Make great pest controllers, controlling rats, mice and possums who love to make homes in our ceilings.
Also known as Double Headed Lizard, Pinecone Lizard, Bobtail Lizard and more. It’s tail looks similar to its head which helps to confuse its predators. Feeds on insects, fruits and plants.
CENTRAL BEARDED DRAGON
Found in desert regions of Central Australia. They puff up their spikey scales under their chin which resembles a beard when threatened. Feeds on insects, small lizards, fruit and flowers.
SAW SHELL TURTLE
Found in rivers and streams along the North Eastern Coast. Can grow to around 28cm Feeds on fish, plants, insects and frogs.
MAGNIFICANT TREE FROG
Found up in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. Feeds on insects, earthworms and spiders. Has a poisonous fluid sac on top of its head that is not poisonous to humans but deters birds and other predators.
RED TAILED BLACK COCKATOO
Found in Western, Central and northern Australia. Feeds on a variety of seeds, nuts, fruits and insects. Can live for more than 50 years.
GANG GANG COCKATOO
Live in South Eastern parts of Australia. Live in flocks up to 60 birds Males have the red feathers on their head whereas the female is all grey in colour Feeds on seeds, nuts, fruits and insects.
Often mistaken for an owl but belong to the Nightjar family.They are nocturnal. Their coloured feathers help them to camouflage in the trees. Feeds mainly on insects, small mammals and frogs.
Found along the East coast of Australia. They are a marsupial mammal. Feed on fruits, nectar, pollen, sap of trees and insects.They have a gliding membrane which allows them to glide up to 50m.
Found along the East Coast of Australia Mainly eat flowers, plants, fruits and shrubs. They are nocturnal and build a nest to live in called a “Dray”.
“Also known as a “Bird Eating Spider”. Found throughout Northern Queensland. Grow up to 9cm with a leg span of up to 23cm. Largest spider in Australia. Not deadly to humans but can cause vomiting for up to 2 days.