Here is a visual celebration of some of this country's most unusual and spectacular inhabitants. Australia's isolation has allowed a fascinating array of unique animals to develop and prosper. The marsupials - kangaroos, koalas, wombats, echidnas, possums, Tasmanian devils, bandicoots and quokkas - for which this country is renowned, can be found nowhere else. Similarly, birds such as the cockatoo, galah, kookaburra and emu are recognisable Australian icons.
The book goes beyond the Australian coast, to its turquoise blue waters, the last frontier for the discovery of Australian wildlife. Whale sharks, sea dragons, and brilliant multi-coloured tropical fish and corals are all important and increasingly well recognised members of our native fauna.
- Publication Date:
- 09 / 01 / 1998
- 275 x 245mm