The quokka was once little known by most Australians, but it has become famous in the past decade. Its lack of fear, cute face and endless charm are balanced by a feisty personality and a determination to get its own way. Never stand between a quokka and food!
Australia's Remarkable Wildlife Series Australia has been an island continent surrounded by oceans for millions of years. During this long, long time, its animals have evolved into species that are unique and precious. Covered with feathers, fur, spikes or scales, Australia's wild creatures can be beautiful, frightening and even dangerous. Find out about Australia's remarkable wildlife in this series, then look at them in a whole new way.