Number of species found in Australia: 3; Wombats are dog-sized burrowing animals that are only found in Australia. There are three species of wombat: the common wombat (Vombatus ursinus), northern hairy-nosed wombat (Lasiorhinus krefftii), and southern hairy-nosed wombat (Lasiorhinus latifrons). They are the only members of the family Vombatidae.
The cane toads of Australia are also known as giant neotropical toad and has been introduced in the country. Cane toads are highly toxic in nature and one of the largest of the frogs and toads found in Australia. Thorny Dragon. Thorny Devil Dragon is the only species of devil lizard found in Australia. The thorny dragon is a small species of ...
Many of the animals in Australia are unique, and a lot of them are considered dangerous. Marsupials like koalas, kangaroos and many others can be found nowhere else in the world, neither can our two egg laying mammals, the platypus and the echidna. (Read why the animals found in Australia are so unique)
Dingoes can be found all around Australia, except for Tasmania, and the best places to spot them include Queensland’s Fraser Island, the Kimberley in Western Australia and across the deserts of the Northern Territory and South Australia. Numbats are found only in Western Australia and the Tasmanian devil can only be seen in wildlife parks or ...
There is no specific group name for special animals found only in Australia, except for "native Australian animals". While Australia is known for its unique marsupials, these are by no means ...
Animals in Australia Australian animals you should know about. There are so many interesting animals in Australia! Four out of five animals that live in Australia only can be found there. Among the animal species that can only be found in Australia are the monotremes, which are mammals that lay eggs!
Many animals are not found in Australia. For example (a few obvious ones that are not native to Australia) Chinchilla, Squirrel, Groundhog, Buffalo, Polar Bear, Elephant, Panda - You get the picture.
Of the 200 species of elapid, 86 are found only in Australia.  Thirty-three sea snakes from family Hydrophiidae inhabit Australia's northern waters; many are extremely venomous. Two species of sea snake from the Acrochordidae also occur in Australian waters.
The Short-beaked Echidna is one of the most wide spread Australian animals and is the only species of Echidna in Australia. The Short-beaked Echidna, along with the Platypus, is a member of the monotreme family (mammals that lay eggs).
The northern Australian city of Darwin is a little more than 2,000 miles from Singapore on the tip of the Asian mainland. Those 2,000 miles contain thousands of islands that act as stepping stones toward the Timor, Banda and Arafura Seas—but it’s still an awfully long way for plants, animals and people to migrate.