Animals that live in Australia include kangaroos, dingos, wombats and the inland taipan, the world's most venomous snake. Along with New Guinea, the country is also home to the world's only monotremes (mammals that lay e... More » Geography Australia

Because of its unique climate, size and ecosystems, Australia is home to an enormous variety of unique and diverse types of animals. These include many unusual mammals, fish, birds, reptiles and other animals that are on... More » Science Biology Zoology

Australia is an island, a country and also a continent. Because of its remote location, Australia has many animal species that live on the island and nowhere else in the world. More »

Australia is the largest island in the world. It is also the smallest continent in the world, covering just under 3 million square miles and supporting a population of 23 million people, 80 percent of whom live near a co... More »

Based on information provided by Maps of the World, the latitude and longitude of Australia is 27 degrees 00' S and 133 degrees 00 E. Located at these coordinates, Australia is one of the smallest continents in the world... More »

Out of the 140 species of land snake and 30 additional species of sea snake that are native to Australia, approximately 100 are venomous. The two most venomous snakes in the world, the Inland Taipan and the Eastern Brown... More »

Australia's inland taipan has the most toxic venom of any known snake species. Despite its toxic venom, the inland taipan is not considered to be the most dangerous snake. Due to its remote habitat and the fact that it l... More » Geography Australia