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Species Report: CORO the Purple-Crowned Fairywren

CORO is the purple-crowned fairywren (Malurus coronatus)!   Species report on the purple-crowned fairywren Coronatus – CORO’s scientific name – literally translates to “crowned” An adult wren only weighs 9-13 grams There are two subspecies: the purple-crowned fairywren and McGilivray’s fairywren They live across the northern portion of Australia, from the Kimberly to the Gulf …

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Species Report: FULi the Golden brushtail possum

FULi is the Golden brushtail possum (Trichosurus vulpecula fuliginosus)!   Species report on the Golden brushtail possum FULi is the same species as the Common brushtail possum, but with a genetic mutation that makes their fur a golden colour Their colour makes them conspicuous to predators, so they are rare and found primarily in Tasmania  …

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Species Report: iDEN the Adelaide pygmy bluetongue

The Adelaide pygmy bluetongue lizard is one of the winning species from the Aussie Wildlife Vote 2020, nominated by Zoos SA! Here’s all you need to know about iDEN (Tiliqua adelaidensis)! They do not have a blue tongue! They get their name because they are a small skink in the same genus as other bluetongue …

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Species Report: ACU the Short-beaked echidna

The Short-beaked echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus) is ACU – a Carn species found across Australia.  ACU are typically between 30 and 45 centimetres long, including their beak They have tongues up to 15 centimetres long to allow them to scoop up their prey. The largest Short-beaked echidnas are about seven kilograms, but they typically weigh two …

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