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Animals of Australia and New Zealand

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BC: G'Day Mate

FC: Animals of Australia and New Zealand

1: This book was prepared by Joan and Brian Barr (Grandma and Grandpa) based on photos taken during our 2012 cruise from Perth, Australia to Sydney, Australia via New Zealand. It is a present to our Grandchildren - Spencer, Finn, Maggie and Jasper - to share our adventure and our amazement for the wonders that God has created. | Animals of Australia and New Zealand March 2012

2: Kangaroos and Wallabies | Hop Baby Hop! | Wallaby

3: Joey rides in Mom's pouch but wouldn't show his head for us. | Albino Eastern Wallaroo

4: More Kangaroos

6: Koalas | Sleepy little guys. They eat Eucalyptus leaves that make them sleep 18-20 hours a day

8: Tasmanian Devils

9: They are cute as a button and always running in circles.

10: Southern Hairy-Nosed Wombat | This two month old is peeking at us from his warm blanket

11: . | Flying Fox Bat

12: Dingo | He looks like he could be a dog in your neighbor's yard but he's really a wild animal found only in Australia.

13: Quokka | Quoll | He's hiding from us. | Where did they come up with these names?

14: Seals and Seal Statues

15: Seals, whales, and dolphin eluded our camera. We had to settle for the seal statue in Esperance, Australia and one distant shot as we were leaving Dusky Sound in New Zealand.

16: SSSnakes | Tiger Snake | Diamond Python

17: Water Python | Olive Python | Australia has over 100 kinds of poisonous snakes and lots of poisonous spiders. New Zealand has no snakes.

18: Bearded Dragon | Perenti | Sand Goanna | Reptiles

19: Shingle-Back Skink | Wellington Green Gecko | A modern day dinosaurs tracing its lineage back 200 million years | Tuatara

20: Martens' Water Monitor | Lizard

21: Saltwater Crocodile | Saltwater Crocodiles live in the coastal swamps in Northern Australia. They can grow to 15 feet long.

22: Domesticated Animals | This is a statue of a horse from the Australian Light Horse Brigade. They fought with the British in the Boer War and World War I.

23: Horses often wear blankets to protect them from the sun

24: Sheep and Sheep Dogs | The sheep dog can round up a few stray sheep or move a whole herd.

25: There are millions of sheep in Australia and New Zealand. One shearer can cut the wool off 200-300 sheep in one day.

26: Colorful Birds | Bell Bird

27: Penguins | Black and White Birds

28: Flightless Birds | Emu | Southern Cassowary

29: Kookaburra | Noisy Birds

30: Birds at Rest | Easter Picture? (Inside joke) | Pelican | Cockatoo

31: Birds in Flight

32: Whistling Kite | Brahminy Kite | Black-Breasted Buzzard | Cormorant | More Birds

33: With all our love, Grandma and Grandpa.

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Brian Barr
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About This Mixbook

  • Title: Animals of Australia and New Zealand
  • Childrens book of animals based photos taken on a 2012 cruise across southern Australia, Tasmania, and New Zealand..
  • Tags: animals, travel, australia, new zealand
  • Published: about 6 years ago