Mammals of TasmaniaLike most of Australia's mammals, the Tasmanian mammal fauna comprises many marsupials, or pouched mammals. Marsupials are remarkable for their method of reproduction, such as the production of very tiny young which complete their development in a pouch.
Tasmania has several unique mammals found nowhere else in the world. Some, like the Tasmanian devil, and Tasmanian tiger are well-known. Others, such as the eastern quoll, pademelon, long-tailed mouse and bettong are less well-known, but equally fascinating.
Frequently asked questions about the Tasmanian Devil.
Find out about platypus mucormycosis disease, the fungal disease affecting Tasmanian platypus.
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