Australia has more than 378 mammal species, 828 bird species, 4000 fish species, 300 species of lizards, 140 snake species, two crocodile species and around 50 types of marine mammal.
More than 80 per cent of Australia’s plants, mammals, reptiles and frogs are unique and are found no-where outside Australia. This postcards shows some of the best known: Dingo, Kangaroo, Koala, Kookaburra, Emu, Lorikeet, Tasmanian Devil and Wombat.
More typical Australian animals: Echidna, Common Wombat, Grey Kangaroo and Koala. Part of a set of six stamps about native animals of Australia.
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