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N is for Numbat

This engaging little creature, photographed by S J Bennett, is a numbat! Numbats are little¬†marsupials that now only live in a few small colonies in¬†Australia. They are unique – one of only a few¬†marsupials that do not have a pouch – the 4 baby numbats, when born, make their way to the teats on the …

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N is for Northern Hairy-Nosed Wombat

I really love these rare Australian marsupials. Their hairy noses are very sensitive and help them to smell their food in the dark as they have very poor eyesight. As well as the unusual claim to fame of having a hairy nose, they are known for being one of the largest herbivorous animals to live …

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