Tributes are flowing in for the red kangaroo after he died of natural causes at the age of 12. Roger became an online sensation after photos showing his muscular physique went viral. In an emotional farewell, Roger's keeper said, "We have lost our beautiful boy."
The greater bilby is also known as the rabbit-eared bandicoot, once occupied over 80 percent of Australia, but due to decades and decades of decline, they've become nearly extinct and only a handful of them exist in remote regions of Australia. Australian conservation groups are encouraging public awareness of the greater bilby by promoting the Easter bilby as an alternative to the Easter bunny.
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Austrians often lament having their European country mistaken for Australia - which is 14,000km (8,700 miles) away - and a kangaroo sighting there may complicate matters. Either way, the animal has been spotted in northern Austria, with no zoos or breeders in the area saying they've lost one.
Steve Irwin was undoubtedly one of the greatest conservationists. From his daring stunts to his incredible tv shows, we have all admired Steve for the kind of person he was. Ever since the start of his Tv Show, The Crocodile Hunter, from time to time we got to see his adorable little daughter, Bindi Irwin. After the tragic demise of her father, Bindi decided to invest all her time into doing what her father did best. Besides, the love and passion for wildlife animals runs in her family. To this day, Bindi still lives and works at the Zoo in Australia. The Irwin family built this Zoo back in the 1970's and they have been running it since. Now, with the help of her mother and brother, Bindi takes care of the Zoo and does everything within her reach to make sure that her Father's great legacy always remains. We have compiled some of her tweets with adventures from the zoo.
Talk about living your best life! Two and a half years ago, Rich East quit his job, sold all his belongings - including his house - and decided to travel across Australia, in his campervan with his beautiful black cat, Willow. And we could not be more jealous.
Situated in rainforest in tropical Far North Queensland, Tolga Bat Hospital cares for up to 500 orphaned baby flying foxes each year and it will definitely restore your faith in humanity. According to their website, they "started in a very small way in 1990, responding to a story in the local paper. Hundreds of young Spectacled flying foxes had been orphaned by tick paralysis. We took two and the adventure began…". Visit Tolga Bat Hospital's website here (they run tours) and like them on Facebook.